Best of digital news design winners announced

Mar 15, 2011

The Society for News Design announced the winners of their annual digital competition. The New York Times, an obvious frontrunner, took home the Gold Award and Best in Show for their coverage of the Haiti Earthquake, as well as a bunch of other awards. USA Today and The Washington Post also earned some nods, but big congrats to the NYT graphics and multimedia desks.

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Many lists of maps promise to change the way you see the world, but this one actually does.

How You Will Die

So far we’ve seen when you will die and how other people tend to die. Now let’s put the two together to see how and when you will die, given your sex, race, and age.

Marrying Age

People get married at various ages, but there are definite trends that vary across demographic groups. What do these trends look like?

Causes of Death

There are many ways to die. Cancer. Infection. Mental. External. This is how different groups of people died over the past 10 years, visualized by age.