The amount of communicative effort to describe the fact of a ball being thrown is vanishingly low. It’s […]
A webinar by The Life of Science on the construct of the ‘scientific genius’ just concluded, with Gita […]
On May 1, I was hosted on a webinar by the American journalist Sree Srinivasan, along with Anna […]
There’s a line from The Two Towers (2002) that’s really stayed with me: I’m on nobody’s side because […]
if you don’t force designers to follow best practices when making an infographic, you’ll be setting a lower bar that will soon turn around and assault you with all kinds of charts conceived to hide what the numbers are really saying.
Through an oped in Nieman Lab, Ken Doctor makes a timely case for explanatory – or explainer – journalism being far from a passing fad. Across the many factors that he argues contribute to its rise and persistence in western markets, there is evidence that he believes explainer journalism’s historical basis is more relevant than its technological one, most simply by virtue of having been necessitated by traditional journalism no longer connecting the dots well enough.