A chart is worth a 1,000 words, and in the era of digital news and social sharing it can be worth hundreds of thousands of readers as well. But good charts are more than just decoration — they are visual stories that sometimes reveal much more about the data behind our world than a classic narrative could.
Join us at Youtube as we explore the different ways newsrooms can find editorial value in data and how to craft it into meaningful graphics.
• Sarah Slobin, senior graphics editor, Wall Street Journal (@sarahslo)
• Ritchie S. King, visual journalist/science reporter, FiveThirtyEight (@ritchiesking)
• Maryanne Murray, global head of graphics, Reuters (@lightnosugar)
• Zach Seward, senior editor, Quartz (@zseward)
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