Posted on April 7th, 2016

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    Police Chase Fatalities

    According to a USA Today analysis of federal reports, police car chases resulted in more than 11,500 deaths over the past 35 years. In the motion graphic,Police Chase Fatalities, USA Today successfully uses motion to help illustrate and analyze this data. In fact, the use of motion emphasizes that the data is not static. Motion […]


    Posted on March 1st, 2016

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    Bieber, Diplo & Skrillex make a hit

    What makes a song a cultural phenomena? During the summer of 2015, the million-selling single “ Where Are Ü Now” by Skirllex and Diplo with Justin Bieber deconstructs a down-tempo lyric of longing and creates unique sounds with a futuristic dance beat. The New York Times video”Bieber, Diplo and Skrillex make a hit” blends video, audio […]


    Posted on February 25th, 2016

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    NYC Marathon in Six Charts

    The New York City marathon was organized in 1970 by Fred Lebow and Vince Chiappetta and was originally held entirely in Central Park. Of the 127 entrants, only 55 men finished and the sole female dropped out due to illness. Fast forward to 2015, and the marathon has evolved from its modest beginnings. A multimedia […]


    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 […]


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