Last updated: October 20, 2021
- Nightingale by Data Visualisation Society
- Flowing Data by Nathan Yau
- Visualising Data by Andy Kirk
- The Functional Art by Alberto Cairo
- Chartable by Datawrapper
- Eager eyes by Robert Kosara
- Storytelling with data
- Chart Doctor by The Financial Times
- Pudding’s How to section
- Source Blog by Open News
- Storybench by Northeastern University
- Data is Plural by Jeremy Singer-Vine: Five datasets arrive in your email every week. There is a spreadsheet of data sets featured previously in the newsletter as well!
- quantum of sollazzo (formerly called in other news) by Giuseppe Sollazzo
- Warning: Graphic Content by Gavin Freeguard
- Data Stories by Enrico Bertini and Moritz Stefaner
- The Policyviz Podcast by Jon Schwabish
- Data Viz Today by Alli Torban
- Explore/Explain by Andy Kirk
- Conversations with Data by DataJournalism.com
- Storytelling with Data
- Stats + Stories
- Data Visualisation Society Slack
- D3.js Slack
- D3.js Google Group
- Data viz jobs Google Group
- Lonely Coders Club Slack: Are you a lonely coder in a newsroom? Join this group of some very awesome people!
- Datameet Google Group: Home of the Indian Open Data community.
- The Curious Journalist’s Guide to Data by Jonathan Stray
- The Data Journalism Handbook (Part 1 / Part 2)
- Numbers in the Newsroom by Sarah Cohen
- Data Visualisation by Andy Kirk
- Info we trust by R. J. Andrews
- How Charts Lie by Alberto Cairo
- Information Dashboard Design by Stephen Few
- Factfulness by Hans Rosling
- The Visual Display of Quantitative Information by Edward Tufte
- Visual Explanations by Edward Tufte
- Visualization Analysis and Design by Tamara Munzner
- The Data Loom by Stephen Few
- The Wall Street Journal Guide to Information Graphics: The Dos and Don’ts of Presenting Data, Facts, and Figures by Dana Wong
- Nature Collections: Visual Strategies for Biological Data
- Data Viz Books everyone should read list by Data Viz Society and Information is Beautiful
Blog Posts I recommend
- Data Humanism, the Revolution will be Visualized by Georgia Lupi
- The Pudding’s process to go from idea to data story
- Which color scale to use when visualizing data ( Part 1 / Part 2 / Part 3 / Part 4 ) by Lisa Charlotte Rost
- How to pick more beautiful colors for your data visualizations by Lisa Charlotte Rost
- Thoughts and observations on data journalism in India by Samarth Bansal
- How (not) to make accessible data visualizations, illustrated by the US presidential election
- Steven Bernard’s QGIS Youtube Tutorials: If you want to start off with mapping, QGIS is an extremely powerful free tool.
- Curren Kelleher’s Youtube Tutorials: Excellent for people who want to start learning D3.js, or advance their D3.js.
- Quartz Guide to bad data
- Tips on data bulletproofing by Propublica
- Data to Viz: Which viz suits your data?
- Financial times Visual Vocabulary
- Awesome visualization research - List of papers about visualisations
- How to learn D3.js by Amelia Wattenberger
- India Data Sources
- Tipsheets and presentations from NICAR: An annual news nerd conference in the United States. (2021 and 2020 / 2019 / 2018 / 2017 / 2016 / 2015 / 2014)
- Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas - MOOCs and journalism trainings for data and interactive journalism.
- Computer-Assisted Reporting and Data Journalism Syllabuses compiled by Dan Nguyen.
- Principles for making things for the web by Noah Veltman
- The Pudding
- The New York Times Upshot
- The South China Morning Post Infographics
- Kantar Information is Beautiful awards showcase
- Malofiej Winners List
- Data Journalism Awards shortlist
- Mona Chalabi’s Instagram
- India in Pixels’s Instagram
- Nadieh Bremer’s Pinterest
- Reuters Graphics
- Dear Data by Giorgia Lupi and Stefanie Posavec - Two people send each other a postcard with a data viz about their lives every week for a year. Placing this here instead of books because there is something beautiful and inspiring about looking at data viz as personal.
- Colorbrewer: Colourblind friendly colour scales especially for maps
- Adobe Color: Steal palettes or create them
- Color Calculator
- Axis Maps Contours: Get contour lines/polygons for different regions in the world.
- Landsat Acquisition Calendar: Get to know which area Landsat (a NASA satellite used for satellite imagery) captured on a particular day.
- Mapshaper: Convert between different geo data formats. Quickly browse your data or filter out objects.
- How big - “A tool that quickly lets you draw a circle or square with a given area on a map. You can download the shape as a GeoJSON.”
- Gimme Geodata - “Get quick access to OpenStreetMap boundaries and any other polygons such as administrative areas, parks, houses and many more.”
- Berkeley’s Basic GIS Data list: Links to places where you can find basic GIS data including boundary shapefiles, elevation, gridded population and historical boundaries.
- Datawrapper - My go-to tool for charts.
- Flourish - Animated Charts! Bar chart races and line chart races!
- Raw Graphs - if you are more of a static chart person, this might be the ideal option. Several charts to choose from, can upload files or link up csvs.
- SVG Crowbar: Lovely tool from NYT to get any svg on a webpage to an svg in your computer for you to edit (in something like Illustrator) and publish.
- ai2html: You have an svg/ai file. Now let’s turn it to html.