Posted on January 21st, 2016

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    In or Out?

    Simulative presentations can implement simple game mechanics to emphasize a point and create a space that fosters a conversation. The Wall Street Journal’s feature In or Out, gives the reader one of the hardest jobs in sports: a U.S. Open line judge. As users assume several positions of varying difficulty across the court, they watch […]


    Posted on December 15th, 2015

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    Losing Ground

    Southeastern Louisiana is losing 16 square miles of land a year to the Gulf of Mexico. This leaves the United State’s offshore oil and gas production, seafood production and millions of homes at risk. Propublica created a multimedia package anchored by an interactive map to examine this largely unabated issue. The map allows users to […]


    Posted on December 4th, 2015

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    Greenland is Melting

    Climate change is an ongoing issue with several serious implications. The New York Time’s package Greenland is Melting, is a fantastic example of a news organization providing a comprehensive explanation of a complex topic through narrative, interactive graphics and video. The package is centered on a research team’s journey to Greenland. Led by Laurence C. […]


    Posted on November 24th, 2015

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    Olympic Long Jump

    In the 2012 Summer Olympics, Greg Rutherford of Great Britain won gold in the Long Jump event by reaching 27 feet 3 and one-fourth inches. The New York Times created a data visualization comparing Rutherford’s distance to all medal-winning jumps since 1896. The data spans a century of Olympic history. The visualization is accompanied by […]


    Posted on November 5th, 2015

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    The Amazon’s Fire Season

    Deforestation is an ecological disaster that his plagued the Amazon. As more and more trees are cut down, the country’s citizens resort to burning what remains. In an NPR report by South America Correspondent Lourdres Garcia-Navarro, citizens of the western state of Rondonia call November “burning season.” Navarro reports that man-made fires are up 30 […]


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