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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. […]

Japan’s earthquake tragedy: the best and worst infographics

March 19, 2011 by

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BY BEN WHITELAW The news coverage of Japanese earthquake, and especially the first hand video of the resulting tsunami, has been extremely tough to watch for the sheer scale of the disaster. But the magnitude of the earthquake and the subsequent economic issues have led many media companies to turn to infographic and visualised data […]

Hacks and Hackers London: data visualisation

February 24, 2011 by

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BY BEN WHITELAW AND JENNY STEVENS Seeing Stories went along to Hacks and Hackers on Wednesday night (23rd February) to hear about the way big media visualises data. A particular highlight was a talk from Scott-Fraser Byrne of the BBC data visualisation team about the development of infographics in relation to audience need. Some live […]

Top five free websites for visualising data

January 6, 2011 by

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By BEN WHITELAW Data visualisation is in vogue. New organisations are beginning to use large sets of data to tell stories and journalists are subsequently being told to to learn to turn numbers into something more meaningful. But, if you’re new to data and have no experience of visualising it, how is best to start […]

Data visualisation in infographics – an introduction

December 16, 2010 by

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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”. […]