September 19th, 2023
The best of last week’s big and small data visualizations
Welcome back to the 63rd 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 storms, elections in Brazil and the U.S., and developments in the war in Ukraine.
Both of last week’s big data vis topics came back for a second round. First up is monsoon and hurricane season:
And second is the success of Ukraine’s counteroffensive:
Not every topic is recurring, of course. This is definitely the Dispatch’s first war memes chart:
Results are in from the first round of Brazil’s presidential election:
And we’re heading into the final weeks of the U.S. midterms:
In other politics — massive polling swings in the U.K. and local elections in Germany:
There were charts on energy and other economic topics:
Other maps and charts covered everything from new rules in baseball to fall colors in France:
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