The Week in Multimedia – November 7, 2016

The New York Times, The Washington Post, BBC News, and The New Yorker round out our top picks for this week.

The New York TimesThere Are Many Ways to Map Election Results. We’ve Tried Most of Them.

Alicia Parlapiano

Alicia Parlapiano

The Times breaks down their election result maps from as early as 1852 up to today’s election. This rundown of New York Times past graphics comes after the newspaper released their most detailed election map ever just a few days ago.

The Washington PostEverything that is more popular than Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump

Aaron Williams and Tim Meko

Aaron Williams and Tim Meko

Aside from the graphics in the body of the piece (which consist of mostly simple line graphs and plots), the headline graphic of this piece is what sells it. The different circles represent what people like more than presidential candidates. It’s not only well done, it’s also entertaining.

BBC NewsPredict the president: Will Clinton or Trump win the US election? You decide.

Design by Joy Roxas and Lilly Huynh. Development by Alvin Ourrad and Luke Ewer. Production by Mike Hills

Design by Joy Roxas and Lilly Huynh. Development by Alvin Ourrad and Luke Ewer. Production by Mike Hills

A fun, smartly designed election mapping game? Test out your knowledge of battleground states and see who could win the election in this unique game from the BBC.

The New YorkerA Somewhat Accurate Guide to the Marathon

Tom Chitty

Tom Chitty

This cartoon from the New Yorker is funny, and colorful, and somewhat informative all at once. Different than your average New Yorker cartoon, it’s a fresh and creative take for the New York City Marathon.

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