The Moksha Roundup
Issue #31, August 30 - September 5, 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 the Pudding, the Washington Post, and Kontinentalist. If you’re not subscribed already and want to see more in the future, sign up below:
By The Pudding
The piece is available in two formats that users can toggle between: one with scroll-driven visuals and another with static images without animation. A wall of episodes depicts what types of scenes were deleted, from mentioning sex to showing disrespect to China and its allies, amounting to three episodes worth of material removed from the original show.Visit the piece →
By The Washington Post
The article's sole visual is a simple Sankey diagram which perfectly illustrates how second-choice voting pushed Peltola to victory.Visit the piece →
The Kontinentalist team has investigated Singapore’s housing system and whether it’s helping the most vulnerable people have a roof over their heads.
It integrates a wide range of illustrations, graphs, and charts to explain how public housing works and where it’s failing. The standout storytelling elements are the detailed journeys of fictional families and individuals that want to own a home and have to navigate a difficult system.Visit the piece →
By The Washington Post
The Washington Post staff has stitched together a powerful piece about the devastating impact of Pakistan’s flooding. They use maps, photography, satellite images, and videos to show the humanitarian crisis unfolding in the country due to continual rainfall fueled by climate change.Visit the piece →
By All of Twitter
Data visualization has entered the mainstream again, this time thanks to Leonardo DiCaprio's dating history. The "Leo line chart" shows the difference between Leonardo DiCaprio's age and his partners, for each of his relationships between 1999 and the present.Visit the piece →
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