Maps and More: Engage Your Audience Through Data Visualization [Midway]

Everyone loves data visualization, but it doesn't simply make information easier to understand. Creating images collaboratively is one way to help data rise to the surface and provide new insights. This session takes a look at the ways mapping has evolved and allows journalists to tell stories in new ways, while also exploring emerging methods of data visualization and ways to share images.

Moderator: Maureen Linke, Interactive Assignment Editor, Enterprise at Associated Press


  • Matt Johnson, Alley Interactive, a digital studio that specializes in software development, data visualization, audience research, user experience, visual design and strategy services.
  • Tony Sullivan, Wemap, which allows users to connect any data source to a map.
  • Christian Erades, Maps4News, an online tool for creating tailored maps for visual storytelling.

  • Please note: This talk is adjacent to the Midway, in Washington Room 6

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