Best infographics in the news

Posted to Infographics  |  Tags:  |  Nathan Yau

The annual Malofiej Awards is the big one for infographics in the news. The 25th one just passed, and you can browse all the winners here. There’s a lot of great work that you should associate with infographics — and not the spammy stuff that fills my inbox.

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Watch the regional changes across the country from 1990 to 2016.

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