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Those in the know: David Kinross, Interactive Designer at The Telegraph

April 1, 2011

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By JENNY STEVENS and BEN WHITELAW We caught up with David Kinross, Interactive Designer and infographics guru at The Telegraph at a Hacks and Hackers event on data visualisation. Some live tweets from the event can be found on our Twitter feed. Advertisements

VISUALISED: Marriage rates

March 31, 2011

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By JENNY STEVENS As the Office for National Statistics (ONS) published the latest marriage rates for England and Wales yesterday, Seeing Stories thought it would be a good opportunity to experiment with a simple infographic from a large data set. The full data is available from the ONS website, or on the Guardian Data Blog. […]

Lesons learned from air travel infographics: why simple and accurate is best

March 30, 2011

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By JENNY STEVENS A series of infographics with a consumer focus featured on the Reuters website this week, taken from travel blog Nile Guide. The focus was on the state of air travel and how the customer experience has decreased in the last 60 years. They wanted to show how air travel has changed – […]

Middle East unrest: Guardian interactive timeline

March 30, 2011

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By JENNY STEVENS For those who may have lost track of protests in the Middle East, The Guardian have come up with a handy interactive timeline of Arab and Middle East unrest. Choose a date and scroll over the pins for a concise pop-out story of a particular event, with a link to a longer […]

Cuts protests: is photojournalism objective?

March 29, 2011

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By JENNY STEVENS As we said recently on Seeing Stories, photographs make a breaking news story. To feel close to the action, readers and users want to see it. This weekend the front pages of (almost) all the nationals were dominated by coverage of Saturday’s march against the Government’s public spending cuts. But each newspaper’s […]

Those in the know: Applied Works lead designer Rob Jung

February 9, 2011

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BY JENNY STEVENS In the third part of our “Those in the know” series we speak to Rob Jung, lead designer at London-based creative agency Applied Works. They are shortlisted for a Design Week award for their iPad and web infographics for the Times. ROB JUNG 1) What would say is the role of infographics […]

Data visualisation in infographics – an introduction

December 16, 2010

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By JENNY STEVENS Today the Guardian launched a new data page, which will be a gateway to all their data journalism and visualisations, which got us thinking about data visualisation as a part of infographics in journalism. There’s been an explosion in the availability of raw data – what The Economist has called the “data deluge”. […]