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Trump's week from hell was Facebook gold
Media companies published a record number of Trump-Russia stories last week, according to SocialFlow's study on 300+ news publishers on Facebook. The number of people who actually saw those stories...
Faces of power
The Las Vegas Showdown
This visual is an exact sequence of the showdown between Hillary Clinton & Donald Trump at the final Presidential debate of the 2016 Elections.
Childhood Obesity and Poverty in America
Artwork for 2U regarding childhood obesity and poverty in America
Welsh Assembly Members Timeline
The graphic shows every Welsh Assembly Member since 1999, how long they served, and which party.
Instead of Brexit
The Brexit divorce bill is estimated to be £66 billion. Instead, let’s buy every working person in the UK a burrito for lunch every day for a year.
___ is more: Millennials versus Baby Boomers
___ is more? For Millennials and Baby Boomers, there is a clear divide between those who prioritize personal experiences versus financial stability as the "more" that they value. This piece won...
10,000 words ranked according to their Trumpiness
Sometimes information is both telling and funny. Nikhil Sonnad and Keith Collins of Quartz visualize Donald Trump’s unique communication style during the 2016 presidential election. Analyzing the...
Padma Bhumi Awards
Padma Awards, which were instituted in the year 1954, are announced every year by the Government of India on the occasion of Indian Republic Day. The award is given in three categories, namely,...
How difficult, and how costly, is a hard Brexit?
The bubbles on this page show each of 4,935 trade lines, and the extent of tariffs affecting them; bigger bubbles for a higher value of trade, darker colours for heavier...
French Presidential Election
On May 7, France elected Emmanuel Macron, a 39-year-old centrist, president for the next five years.
Want to fix gun violence in America? Go local
The map of America’s gun violence epidemic can seem overwhelming. There were more than 13,000 gun homicides in the US in 2015, across nearly 3,500 cities and towns. But the toll of this gun...
These lawmakers might want to consider crossing the aisle in the 115th Congress
Some Democratic senators who face reelection next year are gearing up for a tough sell: that they still represent their voters’ interests, even if they’ve stuck with a party many of those voters...
How America’s Thinking Changed Under Obama
Public opinion on 32 big issues over the past eight years
Inside the Echo Chamber
Over the past four days, a mix of politicians and other figures — athletes, actors, business people and the like — delivered 73 speeches as part of the Republican National Convention. We tracked...
Trumped: Analyzing 100 Days of Tweets
When Donald Trump took office on January 20th, 2017, he was already known for his tweeting — Slate even called him the best. Known for his strong interjections and his 140-character feuds with...
2016 Election Forecast
Our election forecast used interactive charts and maps to show the constantly changing state of the 2016 presidential race. We used multiple forms -- including several types of charts and maps --...
It's not so ISIS
Terrorism is a complex phenomenon, that originates in the violent radicalization of different mindsets. In the 90s the “Declaration on Joint Action to Counter Terrorism” of the ONU General Assembly...
The Perfect Presidential Stump Speech
For this thought experiment, we asked one former Republican speech writer and one Democratic speechwriter to team up and compose a bipartisan presidential stump speech that panders to the largest...
Who's Banking on the Dakota Access Pipeline?
The Standing Rock Sioux are inspiring the world with their resistance against the pipeline. But it’s not just Big Oil and Gas that they’re opposing.
North Korea's missiles and their ranges
The rocket tests of recent years show that North Korean missiles are no longer limited to targets across Asia. Their ultimate and preferred target, the US, is now within reach of its latest...
The growing gap between the top and bottom rungs of the socio-economic ladder has been a prominent topic of public discourse in recent years. Statistics vividly portray this phenomenon. According...
Deportations from the US
The data shows the number of foreigners removed from the United States has been increasing for several decades. Trump’s hard-line stance might not be the fundamental shift in national policy as it...
The New Information Environment
Visual narrative in video developed for the World Editors Forum congress in July 2016 in Cartagena. Design and animation were signed by Datadot and the visual narrative was idealized by Ricardo...
Mapping the flow of International Trade
According the UN’s Comtrade database, the global market for imported goods totaled $15.6 trillion in 2015. This map shows where those goods came from and where they went, each dot representing $1...
Venezuela's fortunes rise and fall with the price of oil, and when crude prices tanked in 2014, its economy was thrown into chaos. A government that had relied on oil revenues to fund social...
Our Future, Together
Just as explorers use a compass and architects a blueprint, demographers use pyramid charts to read the tea leaves: What groups are aging or booming with youth , and what do these shapes tell us...
On Their Way: the Journey of Foreign Fighters
In the context of understanding the complex phenomenon of violent religious radicalization, this map details the journey of ISIS’ foreign fighters to the territories of the Caliphate, as well as of...
Studio of the Year
What happened in Manchester?
What happened in Manchester is a video made the day after the terrorist attack in the Manchester Arena. At times like this, when news develops quickly, the NOS newsroom works at full speed to cover...
A key White House post remains unfilled: First Pet
Donald Trump has broken the mould of the American presidency in almost every major category. He is the country’s oldest commander-in-chief, its richest and the only one in history without any...