Thursday, July 12, 2012

Learn Stuff!

Over the past few years, I've had the pleasure to teach a variety of students. What veteran journalists and middle schoolers have in common? They like handouts. 

USC Annenberg's Andrew Lih and I firmly believe in the power of checklists and cheat sheets and we've put together a few one-sheeters for folks to take home. I've started putting the few we've developed on my site and will update it as I produce more. 

I'll be developing an online course in data journalism. So look out for more content!

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Infographics Graveyard

You can't succeed without failing, they say. Here are a few eye-catching but failed data visualizations.

And a few minimalist econ posters that didn't make the cut:

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Bo Xilai: Inside The Scandal

Bo Xilai's story is a juicy and complicated one. I spent a good month's worth of nights and weekends trying to disentangle the story of the ousted Chinese politician with Wall Street Journal reporters and editors. We finally turned it into this 17-minute opus. 

Monday, July 2, 2012

Immigrants Working in America

Immigration has always been a subject of interest to me. You can probably tell if you scroll through my portfolio of work. Here are two graphics I did for Planet Money on U.S. workers who were born outside of the country.