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Middle East unrest: Guardian interactive timeline

March 30, 2011 by


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 […]

Data visualisation in infographics – an introduction

December 16, 2010 by


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”. […]

When photos matter… Tuition fees protest at Millbank

November 14, 2010 by


by SARAH MORRISON “There are more journalists and cameramen here then there are anarchists,” shouted one of the students who was rallying outside the Conservative headquarters last Wednesday on account of the coalition plans to raise tuition fees as high as £9,000, while making 40% cuts to university teaching budgets.  In fact, hustled in amongst […]

Guardian lets users make spending cuts

November 3, 2010 by


by JENNY STEVENS In the last of our three part series on how news organisations presented information on the Government Spending Review, Jenny Stevens looks at the Guardian’s interactive “you make the cuts” tool. The Comprehensive Spending Review was a particularly salient issue with Guardian readers, who are generally public sector workers, so what better […]