Browsing All posts tagged under »infographics«

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 – […]

Middle East unrest: Guardian interactive timeline

March 30, 2011 by

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]