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Best Data Stories From 2018

2018 was a banner year for great data visualization stories. Below are a few of our favorite examples plucked from the wild wild web.

The Rise Of The Electric Car: Blooomberg

Bloomberg's Tom Randall does the math on when oil markets might be headed for the big crash. It's a great blend of storytelling supported by actual and forecasted data.

200 Years Of US Immigration: National Geographic

This mesmerizing data video created by Pedro Cruz and John Wihbey visualizes the various eras of US immigration as rings in a growing tree trunk.

Bussed Out: The Guardian

The beautiful chart visuals are just part of this masterpiece that summarizes an 18-month investigation exploring the impact of the homeless moving around the US. Make sure you check out the full interactive story the Guardian put out here. It's an incredible example of great storytelling, data driven visuals, photography and real life video.... all in a nicely packaged interactive experience. An experience we researchers can really aspire to.

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