Core values

In a world of colourful, interactive, big data it can be easy to forget that straightforward infographics still have their part to play, adding breadth and depth to news stories as the BBC correctly describe it.

Here are two good ones from yesterday that do what they need to do well. My criteria for ‘good’ still hasn’t changed: clear, relevant, engaging, useful, original, elegant.

The first one’s from the New York Times, the second the Washington Post

The buildings and the blast zone, from The New York Times

The scale of the search, by The Washington Post