Data Vis Dispatch, May 23
May 23rd, 2023
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The best of last week’s big and small data visualizations
Welcome back to the 49th edition of Data Vis Dispatch! Every week, we’ll be publishing a collection of the best small and large data visualizations we find, especially from news organizations — to celebrate data journalism, data visualization, simple charts, elaborate maps, and their creators.
Recurring topics this week include pollution, inflation, and legislative elections in France.
This week’s miscellaneous section was too good to leave for last:
Russia continues its attack on Ukraine:
In blockading Ukraine’s ports on the Black Sea, Russia also risks provoking a global food crisis:
While at the same time, oil exports from Russia to the EU are up since the beginning of this year:
The war is one factor behind rising inflation around the world. We saw charts with the latest numbers from the United States, Russia, France, Poland, and Germany:
First-round legislative elections were held this Sunday in France:
U.S political charts covered primary elections in Los Angeles and partisan sentiment over the past 45 years:
Finally, environmental topics included everything from industrial pollution in Antwerp to the dangers of litter in space:
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