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19th Century Data Visualization | Stats + Stories Episode 154

19th Century Data Visualization | Stats + Stories Episode 154

Update: 2020-09-03
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Alison Hedley has a PhD in Communication and Culture and holds a SSHRC (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada) postdoctoral fellowship at McGill University. Her current research addresses the history of data visualization in popular journalism, focusing especially on Victorian and Edwardian Britain. She is editor of the Yellow Nineties Personography, a biographical database about authors and artists of the 1890s, and author of the forthcoming book Making Pictorial Print: Media Literacy and Mass Culture in British Magazines, 1885-1918 (University of Toronto Press).

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What makes Florence Nightingale compelling? 1:30
What was the context of data in this era? 3:06
Skepticism of early visualization 5:45
Design Rhetoric 9:00
Population Journalism 13:27
What is visualization literacy? 22:20
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19th Century Data Visualization | Stats + Stories Episode 154

19th Century Data Visualization | Stats + Stories Episode 154

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