Friday, May 13th, 2011

Friday infographic: the death of print

Via Get Satisfaction comes this nice graphic of the relentless decline of print media. Well, when was the last time you bought a newspaper?  

Friday, February 11th, 2011

Should you turn your CV/resume into an infographic?

Hmm – probably not. Via Happenupon comes this fantastic (in all senses) infographic of someone’s working life. I guess this might be effective if you are going for a job creating infographics. Otherwise – don’t go there…

Monday, February 7th, 2011

Infographics demystified

The web is all about storytelling using multimedia: words, pictures, video and audio – and, of course, cool infographics. I love an infographic, but lest we fail to shine the same critical spotlight on the form as we do written journalism, here’s an excellent infographic by Think Brilliant that debunks the whole “just because it’s a […]

Monday, December 6th, 2010

The power of infographics: 200 years of progress

Here’s a fascinating example of animated infographics. It’s a powerful visual representation in a few minutes of a complex and controversial story – the idea that, contrary to much of the media’s narrative about life in the modern world, things have gone quite well, all in all. Uncovering, understanding and representing data such as this […]