L.A. Times Uses Data Visualization To Honor Murder Victims

on Wednesday, Jan. 29th

FastCompany’s Co.Design has a great piece up about how The Los Angeles Times changed their Homicide Report feature from an afterthought to a clinic in data-driven storytelling.

Last week, the Times unveiled the latest iteration of the Homicide Report, now featuring improved maps, filters, and indexing that also groups stories related to each homicide. With the tagline “A Story for Every Victim,” the project aims to counterbalance the media’s focus on higher-profile killings.


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Spoiler Alert: Hollywood Isn’t Taking Cyber Security Seriously (LA Film Fest)

Tonight at the Los Angeles Film Festival, squeezed in between movies and red carpet events, a symposium on Cyber Security is being held at the Grammy Museum.

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Rent Video Straight From Social Media Via Gumroad

The people who brought the “Buy Now” button to Twitter are going all-in on film distribution.