• DATA VISUALIZATION, INFOGRAPHICS

    Posted on April 17th, 2017

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    Interactive Map: Sierra Nevadas

    Interactive maps can use data to create physical manifestations of something that might seem abstract at first. The New York Times took data gathered by NASA’s Airborne Snow Observatory to create interactive maps that show the current state of the drought in the Sierra Nevada mountains. They used NASA’s data to compare the snow that accumulated […]

  • INFOGRAPHICS

    Posted on November 8th, 2016

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    Information Graphic: What Time Will the Polls Close?

    Tuesday November 8th is election day, and polls begin closing across the county at 6 p.m. Eastern time in parts of Indiana and Kentucky. However, voting across the county concludes at 1 a.m. Eastern time on the western islands of Alaska. The New York Times, created a simple yet effective graphic that maps when polls […]

  • DATA VISUALIZATION, INFOGRAPHICS

    Posted on September 28th, 2016

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    Interactive Map: How Fast is Los Angeles Fire Department?

    Interactive maps are powerful tools in a visual journalist’s repertoire because they can simultaneously present data and geographic information. In the interactive map, How fast is the LAFD where you live? The Los Angeles Times analyzed more than a million runs by the fire department over a five-year span. The graphic compares the runtime of fire […]

  • INFOGRAPHICS

    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 […]

  • INFOGRAPHICS

    Posted on November 3rd, 2015

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    Scaling Everest

    Scaling Mt. Everest is a feat that words cannot appropriately capture. The hundreds who brave the expenses and extreme risks gather in Nepal before beginning their months-long trek up the world’s highest mountain. Richard Johnson, Bonnie Berkowitz and Lazaro Gamio of the Washington Post collaborated on an interactive information graphic that allows the user to […]

  • DATA VISUALIZATION, INFOGRAPHICS

    Posted on April 20th, 2015

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    Data for the Throne

    Image courtesy of The Washington Post

    The Washington Post got into the HBO show “Game of Thrones” with an impressively detailed and visually appealing illustrated guide to the 465 on-screen deaths that have occurred in the past four seasons. This is a wonderful example of data visualization combined with infographic. Each death is detailed with the who, how, why and where, […]

  • 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 […]

  • INFOGRAPHICS

    Posted on January 23rd, 2014

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    Online Video Used to Build Super Brands

    If you’re a football fan, you still have a week and a half before the Broncos and the Seahawks take the field in Super Bowl XLVIII. While you wait, take a moment to see how visual journalists are tackling the stories surrounding the lead up to the big game. Online marketing technology company Unruly developed Super Bowl:10 Facts […]

  • INFOGRAPHICS

    Posted on January 16th, 2014

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    Google Flu Trends

    The recent cold snap across the U.S. has left many of us feeling a bit under the weather, and Google knows it. Google Flu Trends is an interesting, near real-time visualization that aggregates flu-related search data with flu information from the U.S Centers for Disease Control. Google.org, Google’s non-profit arm, found a close relationship between […]

  • DATA VISUALIZATION, INFOGRAPHICS, PACKAGES, WRITING

    Posted on January 6th, 2014

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    Untangled: A Social Network Analysis Tool

    The Knight Lab at Northwestern University recently announced a new microsite for analysts, journalists and programmers interested in exploring social network analysis in journalism. The new tool – Untangled – provides users with search tools and databases for conducting network analysis, a catalog of stories and news apps based on network analysis, and original case […]

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