When to use an infographic
If only I was in Perugia this afternoon…
For a concise rundown of good reasons for deploying every newsroom’s favourite format – the infographic – just read the titles that the NYT’s deputy graphics director Matthew Ericson uses to describe their work.
Explain the Geography
Report and Research
What’s the Story?
Sketch with Data
Story+Data > Data
The Information Is What’s Important
Engage the User
Links to illustrated examples on Matt’s website.