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The world's largest search
The hunt for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is unprecedented. The massive search area which is remote and previously unmapped, the complex underwater terrain and extreme depths make for a search...
Coups d'Etat 1950-2016
Click on a country on the map to filter all the coups from 1950. Use the sliders to choose between cold war and post-cold war, or to focus on a specific period.
NAFTA Trade Flows
What does trade within NAFTA look like? Driven by trade data from the UN Comtrade dataset, this interactive explorable analysis of trade within NAFTA profiles trade over time and across commodity...
The world's largest online retailer Amazon.com Inc reported its highest profit ever, almost $2 billion in the last quarter of 2017. Here's an unpacking of the Prime economy and how Amazon's focus...
MiG-21 : The Widow Maker
During the February 2019 skirmish between India and Pakistan, an Indian Mig-21 flown was shot down in a dogfight with Pakistani Air Force. This led to media scrutiny as to why the Indian Air Force...
Clinton and Trump Have Very Different Strategies for the Final Stretch
As the presidential campaign enters its final weeks, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are making their closing arguments in this long and bruising election. The candidates’ positions on the issues...
The Rise and Fall of Greater China's Economy
China's economy has grown rapidly since its economic reforms and increasing openness to trade, however, Hong Kong and Taiwan's economic performance in recent years has gradually slowed. The Fortune...
Where the 2,600+ separated migrant children are now
Today's the deadline for the government to reunite all families.
UK Government Incomes
Where does the UK government get its money? How much does it then spend? And on what? Here you can review spending in your abstract metric of choice: billions, percentage of budget, or amount...
Manufacturing jobs are returning to some places. But these jobs are different.
The United States has lost millions of factory jobs, but in the last few years, some have come back. Can more return?
This Is How Much War Material Switzerland Exports To Countries In Conflict
Over the summer and autumn 2018, there was a hot debate about weapon exports in Switzerland: The Swiss Federal Council wanted to loosen the export regulation such that, in certain cases,...
The Art of Gerrymandering
In most states in the US, the responsibility for redrawing congressional districts is owned by none other than the state legislature. The majority party in state legislatures often abuse this right...
How the Thai Cave Rescue Mission Unfolded
On June 23rd, a group of 12 boys from a local soccer team, and their coach, went missing in a cave complex in northern Thailand. The entire world followed their rescue.
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...
NZ Government ICT Spend: Agency on a Page
The New Zealand Government runs an annual benchmarking survey across 25 Government agencies in order to gather information on the cost, efficiency, and effectiveness of ICT delivered by those...
Mass Shootings In America (1980-2019)
Since 1980, there have been 101 mass shootings in the United States in which four or more victims were killed, most recently on August 31, 2019 in Odessa, TX, where 7 people died. As painful as it...
A month of breaking news alerts, visualized
But there’s another factor that probably plays into how deluged we seem to be with news: Every time something happens, major or minor, our phones vibrate with an update — often from multiple...
Documenting Hate News Index
The Documenting Hate project launched in response to the lack of national data on hate crimes. While the FBI is required by law to collect data about hate crimes, the data is incomplete because...
How does the world percieve corruption?
How does the world perceive corruption? The Corruption Perception Index is maintained by Transparency International from 2012 to 2015.
Copy, Paste, Legislate: We Looked For Legislation That Was Written By Special Interests. We Found It In All 50 States.
Lawmakers are supposed to write your laws. Instead, sometimes, special interests write them. This is how they do it. Our investigation examined nearly 1 million bills introduced in all 50 states...
The Parallel Reality of Hungarian Government Media
This project was created to draw attention to the vast differences on how independent and government media reports recent demonstrations in Budapest. On April 12 and 13 I’ve saved a screenshot...
The parallels between the Russia investigation and Watergate
Russian interference in the presidential election and the investigation into alleged collusion with the Trump campaign has drawn comparisons to Watergate, with the appointment of an independent...
It wasn’t always the East – where Germany votes for the far-right
The German federal election takes place this September. For the first time since the 1950s, a party to the right of the CDU/CSU is on track to enter the German parliament: the right-wing populist...
Eurozones - The Brexit Landscape
The Eurozone? The European Economic Area? The European Free-Trade Area? The European Customs Union? Whaaat? A graphic that hopefully clarifies the complex structure of the European Union and the...
How Many Counterfeit Banknotes Were Found
The volume of counterfeit banknotes - and coins, and bills, in Russia for eight years decreased almost threefold. What money is forged most often - in the TASS infographics.
Eight years. 533 campaign promises. Tracking the record of President Barack Obama.
Does your job pay less than it did five years ago?
Wage stagnation and an ever increasing cost of living have left many people feeling poorer over the last few years. But for some workers, skills shortages mean pay has shot up. So is your job on...
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...
Map: Donald Trump’s “mean, mean, mean” health care bill is meanest to his most crucial voters
An $834 billion cut to Medicaid, the government’s health insurance for the poor, is the biggest single change in the health-care bill that the US House of Representatives passed in May and the US...
Are U.K. Economic Data Leaking?
The timing of price moves in British markets suggeststh some investors are informed about sensitive, unpublished economic data; a phenomena traders have complained about for years. We visualized 5...