28/11/2010

How media is visualizing the 'Cablegate'

It's being the scoop of the year. Wikileaks protagonized the biggest leak in history, with the help of many of the biggest media in the world, which received the information and worked on its edition until they published the results today.And some of them worked on infographics and visualizations.

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One of the most visual was the german Der Spiegel. An 'cable atlas' with the places and grade of confidenciality of the leaks.


The Guardian worked on a flash, not an infographic itself, but a database with some visual details. Maybe the most useful piece I've found on the topic. And, with this piece, an image with another 'atlas'.




The New York Times, maybe the best media working with infographics, did not used infographics this time. They published the documents with a navigation system.



In Spain, El País used a static image with a 'heat map' of the leaks and a simple, but very useful piece, on how to read the documents




As usual, if you know any other visualization, just tell me and I'll publish it. Anyway, this is just the beginning.

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3 comments:

Abelardo / The Croopier said...

Hola,

Te puede interesar también la visualización con la que explorar relaciones entre embajadas y categorías temáticas que hemos preparado para la revista Fronterad:

http://www.fronterad.com/?q=wikileaks-verdades-secretas-mentiras-oficiales

Un saludo.

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