The Week in Multimedia – March 27, 2017

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

The New York Times – Who Stopped the Republican Health Bill?


This piece from the New York Times caught my eye with its visuals and color. The information is easy to find and to follow with the pops of color and clean cut layout.

Wall Street Journal – How Popular Is Your Dog?

By Taylor Umlauf, Developed by Youjin Shin, Dov Friedman, and Henry Williams, Designed by Jessia Ma

The piece is not only visually appealing, but who doesn’t love dogs? Using a combination of photos and graphs, the article lays out some interesting information about the popularity of different dog breeds. It’s both an informative and fun multimedia compilation.

The Washington Post – How eliminating two EPA programs could affect large parts of America

By Denise Lu and Tim Meko

This comprehensive piece from The Post is a combination of great general reporting and great multimedia reporting. By providing more detail and visual aid, the additional maps and graphs add great value to the overall reporting of the story.

The Atlantic – 30 Years Ago: A Look Back at 1987


The Atlantic’s photography section often puts out pieces that give you a deeper look into different areas of society or history. This one looks back at 1987, following everything from the 1980s political climate to David Bowie, the photos give a nice peak into a time 30 years ago.


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