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    Posted on January 20th, 2015

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    This Week in Multimedia Journalism

    The Atlantic bar graph

    News articles often contain a lot of information that needs to be generalized for the sake of space. One way around this is by using charts and graphs to represent the data. But ensuring your charts are both visually engaging and easy to understand is no simple task. A recent bar chart by The Atlantic shows how many times […]

  • PHOTOJOURNALISM

    Posted on January 15th, 2015

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    Breaking the Mold for Photo Slideshows

    Braving Ebola

      The New York Times’ recent article, “Braving Ebola,” highlights Ebola workers in Liberia tells the deeply personal stories of people living through one of the most challenging world health issues today. This article combines moving stories with equally dramatic photographs in a presentation that breaks the mold for photo slide shows. The photos highlight the hope and […]

  • DATA VISUALIZATION

    Posted on October 28th, 2014

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    Visualizing Climate Change

    NY Times tool for Visualizing potential flooding impact of climate change.

    Climate change has become a hot-button issue in recent years with both sides of the political spectrum chiming in with opinions and scientists providing data about the legitimacy and potential impact of climate change on the Earth. One such scientific study by Climate Central resulted in estimates for populations of countries that could be affected by flooding. These estimates […]

  • DATA VISUALIZATION, INFOGRAPHICS, MULTIMEDIA EXAMPLES

    Posted on October 7th, 2014

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    Visualizing Batting Stats

    Derek Jeter in Batting Box

    New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter retired this September and although there was a plethora of coverage focused on his career and future, the New York Times addressed one question–How many times has Derek Jeter swung a bat in his professional career?–with a novel approach to visualization. Multiplying mini-Jeter gifs are used to symbolize his […]

  • DATA VISUALIZATION, MULTIMEDIA EXAMPLES

    Posted on September 26th, 2014

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    Change in Language Visualized

    Bookworm Feminism Chart

      More and more data visualization projects are surfacing that allow users to cull large datasets. Bookworm is a search tool that allows users to input words and restrictions to find dialogue trends in movies and TV shows. The search is based on entries from Open Subtitles and encompasses more than  600 million words from 87,000 […]

  • DATA VISUALIZATION, INFOGRAPHICS, MULTIMEDIA EXAMPLES Derek Jeter in Batting Box

    [caption id="attachment_1578" align="aligncenter" width="450"] Derek Jeter in Batting Box[/caption] New York ...

  • PHOTOJOURNALISM Braving Ebola

    [caption id="attachment_1596" align="aligncenter" width="450"] Image Courtesy of The New York ...

  • PHOTOJOURNALISTS, PROFESSIONAL PERSPECTIVES

    Danny Gawolski Video Editor, The Seattle Times In 2010, the The Seattle Times ...

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