The Shortlist: Breaking News

Having trouble following the news lately? With today's speed and variety of reporting, it can be hard to know what to focus on. Dataviz creators are here to help, visualizing the most important breaking stories & vital pieces of information with accuracy & clarity. Check out the Shortlisted entries in our 'Breaking News' category below. 


Florence Tracker: Latest maps show hurricane path and rainfall

By Niko Kommenda, Pablo Gutiérrez, Daniel Levitt, Lydia Smears & Josh Holder at The Guardian


Trump's Trade War

By Manuel Bortoletti, Marta Signori, Francesco Franchi & Angelo Rinaldi


How The NHS Winter Beds Crisis Is Hitting Patient Care

By Josh Holder at The Guardian


So hat Deutschland Gewählt – Alle Resultate in der Übersicht

By Neue Zürcher Zeitung


How the Thai Cave Rescue Mission Unfolded

By Adolfo Arranz, Marco Hernandez, Marcelo Duhalde, Pablo Robles & Dennis Wong at South China Morning Post


What Lies in Irma's Path

By Rachael Dottle, Ritchie King & Ella Koeze at FiveThirtyEight


Infographics: Everything there is to know about the search of the submarine ARA San Juan

By Clarín


:: See the Full 2018 Shortlist


Discover each category:

Arts, Entertainment & Culture

Breaking News


Leisure, Games & Sport

Maps, Places & Spaces

People, Language & Identity

Politics & Global

Visualization & Information Design

Science & Technology



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