Examples of interactive journalism – Week 12
As always, add your own example for extra credit by providing a link in a reply to this post. (You still have four chances to post, Weeks 13–16.)
Here’s a cool interactive data graphic from The Washington Post: Where Congress stands on Syria. I know that might not sound sexy to you, but check out what you can do with a giant dataset and some jQuery magic.
Here, I sorted on all members of Congress who are “For” military action:
Here, I searched for a Florida representative (Alcee Hastings) using the search box at upper right:
Leave a comment on this post to submit your example for this week. Rules are on the Required Work page.
Make sure your link is correct and functional.
Include the title or headline of the example you are linking to.
Write one sentence about why we should appreciate it.