I’m delighted to launch the second season of Explore Explain, a long-form video and podcast series about data visualisation design.
For episode six it was a pleasure to welcome Alvin Chang, Senior Data Reporter at The Guardian (US). We had a detailed conversation about the data, editorial, and design story behind a long-form article titled ‘We can draw school zones to make classrooms less segregated. This is how well your district does.‘, that he wrote for Vox, published in 2018.
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Here are further links to some of the key resources mentioned during this episode:
- Tampa Bay Times piece: ‘Why Pinellas County is the Worst Place in Florida to be a Black and go to Public School‘
- Article by Nikola Hannah-Jones: ‘Living Apart: How the Government Betrayed a Landmark Civil Rights Law‘
- Two recent studies referenced in the work — one by Meredith Richards and one by Tomas Monarrez
- The work of Nicky Case