November 28th, 2023
The best of last week’s big and small data visualizations
Welcome back to the 115th 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 movies and music, water and fire, and Israel and the Gaza Strip.
As long as the war between Israel and Hamas continues, so do the visualizations that depict it. Two scroll-based stories provide a detailed look at the current picture in the Gaza Strip:
We saw others on the development of the conflict — day by day and over the course of history:
As well as maps that tell the story of the current infrastructure in Gaza:
Water. Earth. Fire. Air. This is not the intro of “Avatar: The Last Airbender,” but the content of our next group of visualizations:
Meanwhile, voting remains a hot topic, with election maps from Switzerland and Argentina and a chart on how American voters tend to become more conservative with age:
Now let’s have some fun — or not. Because two of this week’s visualizations show the remaining inequalities against women:
We continue with a women in music: Taylor Swift. With fall finally here, it’s the perfect time to stay at home, listen to music and watch (scary) movies — or to create a data visualization about it:
Two small multiple visualizations, about migration in Brazil and fossil energy, deserve your attention this week:
And finally, the miscellaneous. Here we have everything from housing in Manhattan to arms exports to South America to vehicle charging stations in the U.S.:
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