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

April 1, 2011 by

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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 by

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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 by

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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 – […]

Cuts protests: is photojournalism objective?

March 29, 2011 by

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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 […]

Covering Libya: Do we need a mashup?

February 25, 2011 by

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By SARAH MORRISON Before Robert Fisk provided the first dispatch from Libya for The Independent on Thursday, there had been something of a media blackout imposed on the country. Despite the fact that there were reports that more than 1,000 protestors had died in the clash with security forces to end Gaddafi’s 42-year rule, websites […]