Week 8 – Discussion(2) Interactive Visualization

(2) Find 3 interactive visualizations

I. NYTimes: “Snow Fall” Project
– “This defines the state of the art. It set a new standard for storytelling.”
– “This story sparks a lot of discussion about alternative forms of storytelling. Everyone was talking about it when it came out. It’s amazing the impact it had on on other newsrooms, even for non-visual journalists.”
2. ProPublica “Nursing Home Inspect
– “There is nothing else out there about this service. This project considered the data in a way that hasn’t been done before.”
– “The database is very accessible and valuable in itself. The project also included a list of of news reports that arose as a result of the project, making it very powerful when considering the kind of impact that can come out of this kind of reporting.”
3. The Washington Post “Homicides in the District
– “This story showed a great depth of original reporting. The quadratic analysis that broke it down into equal squares is the perfect way to approach data that involves continuous space.”
– “The use of proper GIS technique separates it from other crime sites, making it the best tool of its kind.”
– “The straightforward language was neutral and easy for people to digest. It was really well organized.” – “It is perfect in terms of having a strong hierarchy and guiding you through the story and showing you what’s important.”

5 thoughts on “Week 8 – Discussion(2) Interactive Visualization

  1. hsssajx 03/12/2013 at 6:08 PM Reply


  2. Melissa Berry 03/12/2013 at 6:09 PM Reply

    The New York Times article is similar to a new kind of ebook Al Gore published:

    The proPublica map is similar to this unemployment map:

    The 3rd one is similar to this bike share map:

  3. Eli Geminder 03/12/2013 at 6:12 PM Reply
  4. Eli Geminder 03/12/2013 at 6:17 PM Reply

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