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Newspapers, books, and rather large word counts

After collecting all the data for One Week Of The Guardian, I’ve been looking through the statistics. One thing that struck me was the amount of words in the news for all 6 days, Monday to Saturday. In one week, there were 182,001 words. That sounds alot to me, but I managed to read all […]

One week of The Guardian: Statistics Collection

For an upcoming visual series on designing the news contained in the Guardian newspaper, I’ve been data mining through a weeks worth of the papers, Monday to Saturday (Sundays’ issue is the Observer so no Guardian then), and disecting all of the information. The information I took from the paper in order to create the […]

One day of The Guardian

Recently I’ve been working on some static visualisations of news, and decided to create a poster with all of the news printed in the Guardian newspaper for one day. I played about with a couple of versions, trying to create relationships between the stories and the authors.
The visual is based on serial relationships between elements, but […]

Headlines with pictograms, part two

More playing with pictograms and headlines today, but trying it on a background related to the headline story for more visual effect. Another story from the Guardian newspaper, this time about a serial killer in Canada. Note to self, must choose happier headline next time.
“Pig farmer jailed for six murders” - The Guardian

Fairly red, pretty dark, kinda gritty.

Headlines with pictograms

Well here’s the first couple of experiments. The headline was taken from the Guardian newspaper on beer consumption in the UK. Only the second part of the headline was used as it had some really great words in it that made for some excellent pictograms.
“Do we think we’ve had enough? Beer sales plunge as Britons stay […]