Learning from the NY Times

By now you all are working on first iterations of your semester visualization project. This blog post by Andy Kirk of visualizingdata.com could come in handy as a brief reality check. In it, he explains what makes NY Times infographics what they are–some of the most effective visualizations out there. Almost every point applies directly to your project. Gloss over it and try to see how your visualization can be improved with the 10 points in mind.