All posts by Kira Sommer

The Week in Multimedia – January 23, 2017

The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, and The Atlantic round out our top picks for this week. The Washington Post – How Trump’s inaugural speech differed from past presidential addresses This graphic from the Washington Post examines inauguration speeches of

The Week in Multimedia – December 5, 2016

The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, and Vox round out our top picks for this week. The New York Times – Why It Will Be Hard to Repeal Obamacare The strength of this piece lies in its readability and graphics. It’s pleasing to

The Week in Multimedia – November 21, 2016

The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, and Vox round out our top picks for this week. The New York Times – Alabama Crimson Tide of Mexico Sports and multimedia are an excellent mix. With bold colors and active photos and video, multimedia aspect

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 This is probably one of the most creative graphics that came out of election day.

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 Times – There Are Many Ways to Map Election Results. We’ve Tried Most of Them. The Times breaks down their election result maps

The Week in Multimedia – October 31, 2016

The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, and The Los Angeles Times round out our top picks for this week. The Washington Post – The 2016 Election, In Graphics This in-depth piece breaks down the elections in detailed graphics. The variety of graphics and illustrations especially

The Week in Multimedia – October 27, 2016

The Washington Post, The New York Times, National Geographic, and The Atlantic round out our top picks for this week. The Washington Post – The uneasy mix of forces battling the Islamic State These maps and timelines are beautiful. They are visually appealing, flawlessly organized, and

The Week in Multimedia – October 17, 2016

The Washington Post, The New York Times, Reuters, and Business Insider round out our top picks for this week. The Washington Post – Fenced Out, A New Age of Walls This piece is incredible. It features stunning video footage, detailed and easy to read maps, and

The Week in Multimedia – October 10, 2016

NPR, Quartz, The Atlantic, and The Washington Post round out our top picks for this week. NPR – Looking Back on Fifty Years of Busing in Boston This report from NPR’s All Things Considered is an interesting look back at the history of Boston’s desegregation program. The audio

The Week in Multimedia – October 3, 2016

The New York Times, National Geographic, The Washington Post, and USA Today round out our top picks for this week. The New York Times – 4.1 Miles This heart wrenching short documentary from the New York Times is beautifully done. It is an example of multimedia