Blog posts in "Design"
The June 10-21 Multimedia Institute is an intensive multi-platform training program designed to equip journalists, educators and other professionals with skills in visual storytelling, data visualization and social media.
Journalists, technologists and civic leaders talk trends and implications for the future of data journalism.
Alberto Cairo on the art of infographics and the ethical dilemmas that come with the field of data visualization.
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Examples of interactive charts and maps - take-aways from the Data Visualization workshop in January 2013.
Some of the most compelling information about our world can be found in data. But just because you shape those numbers into a graph doesn't make it a story.
Guest blogger Patrick Winfield looks beyond the basic pie charts and infographics to explore other techniques and tools that can help visualize data.
Data is beautiful. Skeptical? Check out the finalists for the first Information is Beautiful Awards.
KDMC Alumnus Patrick Doyle wins the Knight-Risser Prize for Western Environmental Journalism.
KDMC Fellow Launches Online Tech Magazine.
Tough editing makes TimelineSetter interactive timelines more effective.
As part of the May Multimedia Workshop, KDMC webmaster Scot Hacker presented a talk on web design principles. His slides from the talk are available below. This presentation is an overview of general web design principles for journalists, including best practices in layout, typography, color selection, and more
The NY Times has posted an interesting interview with Design Director Khoi Vinh, who discusses some of the more obscure/hidden aspects of the Gray Lady's online presence. One of the things that's always struck me about nytimes.com is its choice of a large-ish, serif'd font - something about that choice has always seemed a bit anachronistic ...
Can an art exhibition in New York help news organizations adapt to a 21st Century audience?