Tag Archives: data visualisation

Infographic reveals most common word used in 2010’s top pop songs as… “OH”

Part of this blog is about creating our own infographics, which I’ve done previously. What I haven’t done yet though is produce a Wordle. The site allows the user to input any text and it automatically produces an infographic displaying … Continue reading

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Simon Rogers: “Infographics are just as much journalism as a written piece is”

Beautiful infographics are great to look at but they don’t mean a thing without good data. We caught up with Guardian data journalist and recent XCity Award winner Simon Rogers to talk infographics from a data point of view. Hi Simon! … Continue reading

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Infographics News Flash

Next Saturday 9th April, trendy East London magazine Dazed and Confused launches its first day-long festival. Hosted over 5 venues, the day promises to be spectacular, fusing brain-shredding DJ sets with brain-building lectures. The one that particularly standsout – the … Continue reading

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Is the iPhone the world’s most popular camera?

If this infographic from Geekaphone is anything to go by then it could well be: The infographic begins with the journey of the Apple device as a camera, first looking at the specs of of the Apple QuickTake from the … 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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Twinfographics

We’ve stumbled upon this adorable post from our friends over at Social Media In Journalism who’ve put together a post on infographics which use data from social media networks (what else!). Click here to view the original post. I’m a … Continue reading

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Libya Infographics

Following on from a previous  post on infographics on the Japan tsunami, this week sees the Dummies look at how data on the events concerning Libya have been visually covered. We turn first to the Russian news agency Ria Novosti for their … Continue reading

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