Tag Archives: Data Visualization

Indexing the Real World: The Enormous Potential of Hyperlocal Data

I found this interesting article this morning in Mashable.com. Short and sweet, I think it will help us, journalist, to understand how to use data in the near future in the newsroom or in any other project we’ll be working … Continue reading

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The world’s incredible march toward better health in the 20th century

A friend forwarded this BBC segment, which combines some truly amazing data visualization with a narrated stand-up.

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Charter vs. Traditional: Comparing Bed-Stuy’s Public Schools (Revised)

They’re super schools sent to save America’s neediest children. Or they’re corporate creations meant to privatize America’s public school system. Whatever else they are, charter schools are controversial. Last month, a panel full of mayoral appointees voted to close 22 … Continue reading

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Protected: The Migration of Blacks in America (Revised)

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Food Stamps: Do You Qualify? (Revised)

In today’s economy, one in every six Americans struggles with poverty. In Sunnyside and Woodside, the number of people on food stamps – or food cards as they are known now- has nearly doubled since the current recession began – … Continue reading

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Data Visualization Revision

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Flash Interactive: Who Reads Local News on Mobile Devices?

My flash interactive project takes information from a recent Pew Research Survey that asked participants if they had a mobile device, and if so, whether or not they used it to access local news. The survey can be found here, … Continue reading

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Watch the Growth of Walmart and Sam’s Club Across America | FlowingData

Walmart (blue) started slow in 1962 and then spread like wildfire in the southeast, starting in 1970, and then made its way towards the west coast. Sam’s Club starts to sprout up in the 1980s with bursts up to present. … Continue reading

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Stepfamily Tree: A Portrait of American Stepfamilies

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