Bookmark and ShareNew York Times Infographics An overdose of numbers. 

Very few newspapers have a team dedicated to data visualization and information design. Even fewer roll them out as consistently and on a tight schedule as the The New York Times. Being an infovis nut (and much less of a news junkie) I rarely visit NYT’s front page and found my self stumbling upon these graphics long after they were published. I created this page as a resource to satiate my data visualization hunger (and hopefully, yours too).

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Number of infographics in database: 329
Last updated — March 23, 2011



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  1. Adam Says:

    You’re missing the one with the draggable timeline about the soldiers killed in Iraq..?

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  2. I’m sure it’s in there somewhere, one of my absolute favorites. search for “Iraq” or similar.

    edit: it’s titled Casualties of War

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  3. You are a very dilligent man. I used to create infographics with NYT quality before I quit my newspaper lat month. Your collections really remind me of what I was. Bookmarked it. Thanks

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