• DATA VISUALIZATION, INFOGRAPHICS

    Posted on October 5th, 2013

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    Where poor & uninsured Americans live

    This week, The New York Times published Where Poor and Uninsured Americans Live, an interactive map based on census data. According to the map and accompanying story, “the 26 Republican-dominated states not participating in an expansion of Medicaid are home to a disproportionate share of the nation’s poorest uninsured residents. Eight million will be stranded […]

  • DATA VISUALIZATION, INFOGRAPHICS

    Posted on September 23rd, 2013

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    Out of sight, out of mind

    Originally posted earlier this year by Pitch Interactive, a Berkeley-based data visualization unit, Out of Sight, Out of Mind is a captivating graphic that tracks every drone strike since 2004 carried out by the U.S. against Pakistan. The visualization tracks  victims of  strikes using data from the Bureau for Investigative Journalism, specifically noting children and […]

  • DATA VISUALIZATION, INFOGRAPHICS, PHOTOJOURNALISM

    Posted on September 5th, 2013

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    TIMElapse

    On July 23, 1972 the NASA launched into space the Earth Resources Technology Satellite to capture images of Earth. Eventually named Landsat, the program is responsible for capturing millions of images of the Earth’s surface over the past four decades. TIME recently unveiled these pictures in a truly captivating multimedia presentation. In collaboration with Google, […]

  • DATA VISUALIZATION, INFOGRAPHICS, PACKAGES

    Posted on April 13th, 2013

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    Master’s thesis visualizes Iranian Internet

    I was so inspired this week by Maral Pourkazemi’s master’s thesis: The Iranian Internet. Through it, she translates data/information into a visual narrative, giving us an incredible visual representation of the Iranian Internet. Pourkazemi writes, “after months of research I designed this Infographic which contains six content panels. It starts with general information about the […]

  • DATA VISUALIZATION, INFOGRAPHICS, VIDEO

    Posted on February 23rd, 2013

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    Oscars Interactive

    Some of my favorite examples of multimedia storytelling combine more than one form of media to tell an interesting, sometimes less-than-obvious story, in an innovative way. This week, The New York Times does just that with a brilliant interactive that combines video and visualization to show how scenes from five of the nine best picture […]

  • DATA VISUALIZATION, INFOGRAPHICS

    Posted on November 28th, 2012

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    Data Visualization Galore!

    Thanks to my Facebook friend and lecturer at University of Miami School of Communication Alberto Cairo for recommending some great resources for learning more about data visualization. His recent FB posts inspired me to share some of his recommendations and add a few of my own. In October, Periscopic.com provided a really interesting overview of […]

  • INFOGRAPHICS, PHOTOJOURNALISM

    Posted on August 30th, 2012

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    Gabbi Douglas’s balance beam dismount

    The New York Times never disappoints when it comes to Olympics coverage. This interactive graphic/photo gallery is a great example of how great photographic images can be used as the basis for information graphics. With the addition of a few lines, descriptive words and an engaging presentation, these images tell the story in a way […]

  • INFOGRAPHICS, MULTIMEDIA EXAMPLES

    Posted on July 4th, 2012

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    Narrative: Mariano Rivera

    How Mariano Rivera dominates hitters This award-winning New York Times narrative graphic is a near perfect example of how a well-reported animation can show users a part of a story that video cannot. In this graphic, viewers get an up-close view of how Mariano Rivera consistently dominates hitters with his signature cutter pitch. New York […]

  • INFOGRAPHICS, MULTIMEDIA EXAMPLES

    Posted on April 29th, 2012

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    Instructive: Spiegel Grove

    Instructive: Spiegel Grove

    Righting the Spiegel Grove The Sun-Sentinel in Fort Lauderdale frequently partners with other local media. In print, they regularly run full-page print graphics, titled “News Illustrated,” on topics that range from science and technology to the War on Terror. In 2002, the Spiegel Grove, a retired Navy ship, was left upside down and sticking out […]

  • INFOGRAPHICS, MULTIMEDIA EXAMPLES

    Posted on April 29th, 2012

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    Timeline: Edward Kennedy

    Timeline: Edward Kennedy

    Milestones: Edward M. Kennedy This New York Times interactive timeline allows users to explore Kennedy’s life in pictures and text. Click to link to timeline Image courtesy of The New York Times

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