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About convergencekearston

I am a journalism student at Mizzou. I have a passion for writing and news that will take me to great places in life. This is my blog for my J2150 class. Read, enjoy, and comment if you feel the need to.

Summer Movie Ticket Sales

  With summer coming up and many great movies getting released this summer, I wanted to find a graphic that address that and that is just what the LA Times did. They compared the summer season with others seasons as … Continue reading

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China’s Digital Landscape

I love learning about new media and new digital advancements and this graphic shows exactly this but in China. I like how visual it is and how all the colors mesh well together. It takes a lot of information that … Continue reading

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Gun suicide and homicide: statistics shaped by race

(interactive link is below) I think this is a great perspective in looking into gun suicide and homicide. It was interesting to see the statistics about the number of people who died from guns whether it being a suicide or … Continue reading

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Declining Divorce Rate

I love this graphic because it’s simple but also has an interactive feature. It’s about declining divorce rates in the U.S. You can click on each state and see stats about the divorce rate. It’s really awesome. This would be … Continue reading

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The World as 100 People

http://http://visual.ly/world-100-people I think this graphic is very interesting. It’s a neat way to look at what resources continents have in the world if there were only 100 people living. I think the graphic artist did a great job with the … Continue reading

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Inside the White House

http://http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/special/politics/inside-west-wing/ I don’t know if it was a slow news day but this graphic screams boring to me. First of all, its grey and white which isn’t pleasing to the eyes. The only information it tells is who sits who. … Continue reading

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I came across this graphic by The New York Times at the beginning of this year. It was when Chicago was in the news for already having enough shootings three days into the new year that was looking to surpass … Continue reading

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