Author Archives: Rakesh Ramchurn

About Rakesh Ramchurn

I am an MA Magazine Journalism student studying at City University London. Love infographics and all things italian. Comment on my blog posts, or tweet me: @italophiliac

Interview with Christian Tate, designer for Delayed Gratification

Christian Tate is the designer of Delayed Gratification, a new quarterly almanac which takes a look back at old news stories to see what has happened to the key people and places once the dust has settled. The journal features … Continue reading

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Create your own InfoMap!

I have always looked in wonder at those clever coloured maps in the Guardian, where they give each country a different colour according to population, economy, birth rate or any other variable. But could I produce something like it myself? … Continue reading

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Left, right, left, right…

Scouring the net for infographics the same way others look for porn, I suddenly stumbled upon this infographic (from infographicsblog.com) that sent my heart racing. It’s a breakdown of the political left and right in the US, together with key … Continue reading

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Budget 2011 as a Wordle

A while back I posted an article about the beauty of wordles and how they are useful in dissecting data that is mostly word-based. Following my recent attempt to create a bubble chart, I decided to try and create a … Continue reading

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Give it a go! My attempt to create an infographic…

As anybody who has read my posts recently will realise, infographics have become a bit of an obsession for me recently. I have been looking at the best infographics modern media has to offer. But could I produce my own? … Continue reading

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UK arms to the Middle East – An infographic breakdown

UK exports to the Middle East has come into focus recently and this infographic from the Guardian shows just how much we have been exporting to each of the countries in the region. Good points: 1 – The use of … Continue reading

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Interview with Patrick Smith, Online Journalism Lecturer at City University (video)

Infographics for Dummies interviews Patrick Smith, online journalism lecturer at City University, about what Infographics mean to him…

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