The Week in Multimedia – November 14, 2016

The Washington Post, National Geographic, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal round out our top picks for this week.

The Washington Post – Remix the Election: The Results in Sound

Denise Lu and Aaron Williams

Denise Lu and Aaron Williams

This is probably one of the most creative graphics that came out of election day. Rather than showcasing the election results via maps and pie charts, the Post mixed mediums with unique graphic design and music through an interactive platform.

National Geographic – Why Many Young Russians See a Hero in Putin

By Julia Ioffe and Photography by Gerd Ludwig

By Julia Ioffe and Photography by Gerd Ludwig

This piece from National Geographic perfectly illustrates life in Russia as a young person. With stunning photography and detailed maps and charts, we are able to understand more about the future of Russia and Putin through this fresh generation.

The New York TimesScenes From Three Days of Anti-Trump Protests Across a Divided Nation

By Anjali SinghviI, Troy Griggs, Jugal K. Patel, Maura Foley and Jonah Engel Bromwich

By Anjali SinghviI, Troy Griggs, Jugal K. Patel, Maura Foley and Jonah Engel Bromwich

In the days following the presidential election, America saw a fire ignite as protests grew around the country. The Times takes you through the protests day by day. Each day shows a map that shows you the cities where protests popped up, and the pictures bring these protests to life with beautiful visuals.

The Wall Street JournalThe Places That Made Donald Trump President

Bob Davis and John W. Miller

Bob Davis and John W. Miller

This story opens with a strong header from illustrator Brian Stauffer, and features striking photography, graphs, and maps. Each graphic is simple yet clear and helps to greater explain the Trump win.

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