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My Last Graphic at The Times

Friday was my last day at The Times, and this past Sunday, my last graphic ran in the paper. The story discussed Judge Michael…

My Last Day as a New York Times Graphics Editor Intern

Today is my last day at The New York Times. Ten weeks and twenty something graphics later, I'm leaving NYC much more knowledgeable about data…

Deaths While Crossing the Border

With a stricter border patrol, more Mexican illegal immigrants are taking dangerous routes to get into the United States. As a result, treks through the…

Presidential Election Voting by the Young People of America

I actually did this graphic some time last month for the Week in Review. Slipped through the cracks somehow. It was a slightly different experience…

Not Enough Lifeguards and Prison Libraries

Two more graphics -- one ran on Sunday with a story investigating lifeguard competence and the other went yesterday with a story on religious books…

More Research than Anything Else

For what seems like forever, Democrats have been trying to get Republicans to agree to some kind of timeline to pull troops out of Iraq.…

Presidential Campaign, Five Graphics

Five of my graphics ran in the paper today in a special labor day weekend segment, What to Expect When You're Electing. The past few…

Manhattan Inventory, Newark Killings, and Health Insurance

Unbelievably, I'm already in my sixth week, with this week practically over. I create graphics more efficiently (although I'm still constantly learning) than I did…

Peru Earthquake Map Graphic

A huge 8.0 earthquake shook Peru a few days ago killing at least 510 people. Homes and buildings were destroyed and many people's lives were…

Deadliest Explosions in Iraq Since Februrary

Two hundred and fifty people died a couple of days ago in the deadliest attack deadliest attack of the war. We compiled a list…

Big Happy Republican Family

As you might know (or don't know), Mitt Romney is vying for the Republican presidential nomination. His five sons have all lent a helping…

ArcGIS and Excel are Worthwhile

If I've learned anything in my first month at The Times, it's that ArcGIS and Microsoft Excel are not worthless. For a while now, since…

Timelines to Show Changes Over Time

I recently put together a timeline for Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton's changing views on the Iraq war. In 2002, she voted in support of…

Prisoners Getting Shipped to Other States

I made this graphic early last week, or actually, maybe it was during my first week. In any case, they finally ran the story, and…

CUNY Raising SAT Math Score Cutoff

Tired of looking at my New York Times graphics yet? Too bad. Here's another one for my your viewing pleasure. CUNY schools are planning to…

Evaluating New York Subway Report Card

I had a chance to browse through some of my subscribed feeds today, and I saw a post called Noisy Subways by Kaiser over at…

Annual New York Subway Report Card

My second graphic was in The Times Metro section today (Tuesday, July 24, pg B2). It's an annual report card compiled by the Straphangers Campaign…

More About the Style, Less About How

It's six days in, and I'm starting to get used to Adobe Illustrator. It's one honker of a program, so I'm picking up things as…

My First Graphic in The Times

and here it is. Floyd Norris has a weekly editorial called Off the Charts. This week's was titled A Blockbuster Seller Overseas: Stakes in…

New Lessons Every Day

Every day I learn a lot, and every day I get better. For most of the day today, I worked on a single graphic (that…

My First Graphic, Getting There

So I started on a graphic today, and it might actually be in the paper. I'm pretty excited to see my first graphic published. I…

Second Day at The Times

Ok, so I said I would update after my first day, but I got home around 8p, and was just too tired to do anything.…