The Moksha Roundup
June 14 - June 20, 2022
Welcome to this week’s Moksha Roundup! This small newsletter is a weekly roundup of the latest and greatest in the data visualization/design/visual storytelling world. Every week, we compile our favorite projects from journalists, storytellers, and technologists and share them with you.
In this issue, we share great visual storytelling pieces from Quartz, Axios, and Bloomberg. If you’re not subscribed already and want to see more in the future, sign up below:
To demonstrate the scope of the problem, they conducted extensive research and created 95 maps with the top lead-emitting airports across the country and plotted the location of schools, parks, and playgrounds between a 1km and 500m radius of these airports.Visit the piece →
Axios Local has partnered with the Marshall Project to reveal that about 40% of law enforcement agencies failed to submit 2021 crime data to the FBI.
Through an interactive map with crime data reported by police departments, readers can see which local agencies failed to submit data and where they are concentrated.Visit the piece →
The compilation of graphs and illustrations helps the reader understand Manhattan’s migration patterns and where people are coming from or moving to. It also features a pretty interesting circular sankey diagram of sorts.Visit the piece →
By The Washington Post
Júlia Ledur, Leslie Shapiro, and Nick Kirkpatrick have published a Washington Post article that addresses an issue concerning millions of Americans—soaring gas prices which are driving up summer trip costs.
Users can compare 2019 gas prices to current ones with a calculator that lets you enter destination details and car information for a Memorial Day weekend trip. In addition, three road maps showcase how far people can get with a budget from 2019 vs. today.Visit the piece →
To put inflation into context, the trio uses graphs to compare the costs of goods before the pandemic to today. They also analyze how people with different income levels are affected in different ways.Visit the piece →
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