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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 Mukasey's past rulings and experience. Who's…

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 visualization and journalism and how…

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 dehydrating Arizona desert have caused…

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 doing a graphic for this…

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 (or lack thereof) in prison…

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. On the surface, the graphic…

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 days, I and those I…

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 in my first week and…

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 changed forever. I'm ashamed to…

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 of the most deadly attacks since…

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 hand to the campaign. This graphic…

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 I started grad school, I…

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 the war. In 2006, her language…

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 my graphic is on the…

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 raise their SAT math scores…

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 Junk Charts blog. So I…

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 for every New York subway…

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 I go along, but on…

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 Corporate America. It's about the increase…

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 hopefully runs in the paper).…

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 won't say what it is…

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. I forgot what it's like…