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2022 Special Category: COVID-19 Visualizations
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Get to Know the Houston Budget
This microsite is an accessible introduction to a historically inaccessible topic: city budgets. The tool allows visitors to learn about the Houston budget, build their own, and then share their...
Mind the Gap: The U.K.-EU Trade Challenge
The U.K. wants to negotiate a sweeping free-trade deal with the EU to replace its single-market membership after Brexit. But the data show it's not in a great negotiating position. We visualized...
Explore all $304.6 billion in goods that the US imports from Mexico in a year
An entire database made accessible on your phone. Complexity distilled down to a looping, explorable interactive that gives you both the big picture and the minute details. David Yanofsky, Quartz...
Where Switzerland gets its electricity from – all year round
In Switzerland energy sources interlock to deliver electricity throughout the year. During the winter months imports from its neighbors, most notably Germany and France, fill in the gaps. With...
Here's how 'Obamacare' covered Americans with pre-existing conditions. What happens next?
In all, at least 30 pre-existing conditions would automatically disqualify people from major health insurance plans before the Affordable Care Act, according to another recent study by the Kaiser...
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...
A Timeline of School Shootings Since Columbine
On April 20, 1999, the United States where shocked by the High School school shooting and attempted bombing in Columbine, CO. It caused 15 fatalities (12 students, one teacher, and two...
The Cost of Living
This is a visualisation that aims to showcase the cost of living across major cities in comparison to New York City. With the recent economic downturn and increasing inflation, I try to visualise...
Decoding the 20th Party Congress
The next five years of Chinese leadership lie in the hands of the 20th Party Congress of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). This nuanced political system is built on a dizzying array of connections...
How do people search for candidates and political topics? And what are they really interested in? Wahl 2Q17 uses Google Trends to visualize the Google Search interest in the top candidates of the...
Interference 2020 is an interactive, open-source database that captures allegations of foreign interference relevant to the 2020 U.S. presidential election. The visualization assesses the...
Denmark will likely soon have an election. While the Social Democrat lead government technically still has a year to decide on a date, one of the supporting parties has declared that if an election...
The fate of the Caliphate
This is the animated story of the rise, and the eventual fall of the self-proclaimed IS caliphate. The video was produced by the largest news organisation in the Netherlands, NOS. It came about...
America's global standing plummets under Donald Trump
A new survey from Pew Research Centre shows sharp drops in global approval ratings for America since the election of Donald Trump.
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NBC News: Election Confessions
Dear Judges: Election Confessions is a custom-built & custom-designed NBC News web app that lets readers share their innermost thoughts about the presidential candidates and lets NBC staff...
Comparing Women's Working Hours Across the Globe
Based on data from The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, this visualization examines the number of hours worked by women on average per week. The story originally appeared in...
100 days of Trump claims
Throughout President Trump’s first 100 days, the Fact Checker team tracked false and misleading claims made by the president since Jan. 20.
Doom Haikus: News Haikus from 2020
2020 News Was All So Bad, But Maybe Less Bad as Haikus? Prompting and visualizing 2,700 gloomy haikus about news events from 2020 (from ~2,000 authors on Mechanical Turk), forever...
Behind the wave of state abortion bans, there are a lot of men
With the decision for the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade looming back in early May 2022, Insider produced a package of stories focused on the 13 “trigger law” states. These states had...
A snapshot of the jobs malaise
This animated chart tracks the U.S. economy sector by sector, and follows employment and wages since 2006, just before the crash. The circles indicate industries, sized by their average number of...
This project aims to communicate the runaway inflation that has happened in the last few years. As a line chart, this data encodes to a nominally linear line. Instead by mapping the line to a...
70 countries have had a female leader
As nations around the world celebrate International Women’s Day, the number of countries that have had a female leader continues to expand. But the list is still relatively short, and even when...
The use of chemical weapons is banned under international law and could constitute a war crime. International investigators have concluded that sarin, chlorine and sulphur mustard gas have been...
Indicators for an Inclusive Regional Economy
Across Minnesota’s Twin Cities’ region, exclusionary policies have historically limited economic opportunities for Black, Indigenous, Asian, and Hispanic residents. On behalf of the nonprofit...
How popular is Donald Trump?
President Trump’s first real test on the ballot will come 20 months from now, when Republicans face voters at the midterm elections. But those Republicans have decisions to make today about whether...
This visualisation aims to showcase the degree of freedom across the globe in 5 major economic areas that break down into subsequent components using the economic freedom index from Fraser...
Indonesia Plane Crash
A Lion Air flight with 189 people on board crashed into the sea shortly after taking off from the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, on October 29. Within 24 hours, the Reuters graphics desk pieced...
Escalating events in the Russia-Ukraine conflict have led to increasingly severe rating actions across sectors
This graphic provides a visual representation of the sudden and magnifying effects of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on credit ratings across different sectors of the debt market. The information...
UK Prime Ministers during the reign of Queen Elizabeth II
15 Prime Ministers had served under Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. This visualisation shows who they were, the tenure of their time in office and what political party they represented.