The Week in Multimedia – March 20, 2017

Google, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, and The New York Times round out our top picks for this week.

Google – The women missing from the silver screen and the technology used to find them

Illustrations by Iris Gottlieb

This article discussing a new technology is simply incredible. The technology is an interesting advancement in the world of film, while the article itself features stunning illustrations and useful embedded videos. This article is intriguing on all fronts; from the content to the graphics, it’s definitely one to check out.

The Los Angeles Times – A side-by-side comparison of Obamacare and the GOP’s replacement plan

By Noam M. Levy and Kyle Kim

The LA Times has been delivering incredible graphics all year round. This article compares various aspects of Obamacare with the GOP’s replacement, and recently added a section on women’s health under the proposed changes. The graphics are clear, blend together seamlessly, and are full of great information.

The Washington Post – What Trump cut in his budget vs. The New York Times – Who Wins and Loses in Trump’s Proposed Budget

By Kim Soffen and Denise Lu

By Alicia Parlapiano and Gregor Aisch

Both of these articles are similar in content and layout, however the Post’s version is much more visual in its display whereas the Times is heavier on the text. Both articles are informative, but the Post’s layout is great for those who like text and visuals.

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