• 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 […]

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    Posted on November 11th, 2012

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    2012 Election Interactives

    2012 Election Interactives

    Multimedia storytelling abounds during election week. Here are a few examples we liked: In this interactive, CNN focuses on advertising, money and travel in the presidential races. The amount of money each candidate spent is broken down by state. The user either explore the map state-by-state or compare states to one another.  This is a […]

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    Posted on November 9th, 2012

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    Hurricane Sandy Coverage

    The web has been flooded with powerful images and moving videos of the devastation brought on by Super Storm Sandy last week. It would be difficult to choose one example of how multimedia was used to cover this ongoing tragedy. So we tried to collect a few examples here. Many news sites that have displayed […]

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    Posted on November 8th, 2012

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    Fifty years of political spots

    The French newspaper, Le Monde, took a look at political advertising in its latest interactive “Fifty years of political spots in the U.S.” Le Monde reported that although recent political advertising is often viewed negatively, similar practices in past elections indicate that attacking an opponent is not a new concept in political ads. To illustrate this […]