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Data visualizations from the top online publishers

May 22, 2015

Because last week we dedicated this space to the finalists of the Data Journalism Awards, today’s post is overwhelming, with a huge selection of interactive visualizations and specials that were published in the past couple of weeks.

As usual, we kick-off with our top highlights:

Connecting the Dots Behind the 2016 Presidential Candidates | The New York Times

Opening the highlights section, Gregor Aisch and Karen Yourish present this visual analysis about how the teams behind some likely and announced Presidential candidates are connected to previous campaigns, administrations and organizations close to the possible nominees.

 Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic Connecting the Dots Behind the 2016 Presidential Candidates
(image: The New York Times)

How D.C. Metro grew over the years | The Washington Post

Another regular presence in this highlights section, The Washington Post released this online visualization about the growth over time of the D.C. Metro, signed by Alberto Cuadra and Denise Lu.

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic How D.C. Metro grew over the years
(image: The Washington Post)

China’s overseas investments | South China Morning Post

Finally, this interactive visualization by the South China Morning Post’s Alberto Lucas López and Cédric Sam, summarizing all the overseas mergers and acquisitions with a value above US$100 million that Chinese companies attempted from 2005 to the first half of last year. Hover or point to see details on different deals, such as the Chinese company involved, amount of the deal and name of the partner in the host country of the deal

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic China’s overseas investments
(image: South China Morning Post)

And now, all the other interactive graphics of the week:

The wreck of train 188 | Philly.com

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic The wreck of train 188
(image: Philly.com)

Medical marijuana name game | The Los Angeles Times

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic Medical marijuana name game
(image: The Los Angeles Times)

Cruise Control | ProPublica

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic Cruise Control
(image: ProPublica)

Champions League semi-finalists | Zeit Online

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic Champions League semi-finalists
(image: Zeit Online)

Guide to understand LOMCE | 20minutos

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic Guide to understand LOMCE
(image: 20minutos)

Population in Germany | DeStatis

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic Population in Germany
(image: DeStatis)

Coalition calculator | Financial Times

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic Coalition calculator
(image: Financial Times)

Destiny Candy Crush | El Mundo

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic Destiny Candy Crush
(image: El Mundo)

Two nations | The Economist

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic Two nations
(image: The Economist)

Real estate of mind | Paint By Numbers

 Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic Real estate of mind
(image: Paint By Numbers)

The Bridgegate Christieverse | WNYC

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic The Bridgegate Christieverse
(image: WNYC)

50 years of crime | Shine Pulikathara

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic 50 years of crime
(image: Shine Pulikathara)

Nepal’s Earthquake: Mapping its ripple effect across Asia | The Washington Post

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic Nepal’s Earthquake: Mapping its ripple effect across Asia
(image: The Washington Post)

This Is How Fast America Changes Its Mind | Bloomberg Business

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic This Is How Fast America Changes Its Mind
(image: Bloomberg Business)

(Via)

Apple Watch Review | The Verge

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic Apple Watch Review
(image: The Verge)

ChampionshipGame on Twitter | InsideOut

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic ChampionshipGame on Twitter
(image: InsideOut)

Steamer Projections 2015 Fantasy Baseball Projections | Dash Davidson

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic Steamer Projections 2015 Fantasy Baseball Projections
(image: Dash Davidson)

Reach the Moon

Partial screen capture of the interactive infographic Reach the Moon
(image: Reach for the Moon)

(Via)

 

Time to close this selection, but we’ll be back next week with more Interactive Inspiration. Until then, have a look at all the examples of interactive visualizations and maps that we have on Pinterest.

Written by Tiago Veloso

Tiago Veloso is the founder and editor of Visualoop and Visualoop Brasil . He is Portuguese, currently based in Bonito, Brazil.

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