Tag: Maps

The ICERD Outrage

‘After the new Malaysian government decided not to ratify the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD), Malaysiakini examined which are the only 18 countries out of the total of…


Course: Mapping for journalists

A 2-hour online course. Instructor: Maarten Lambrechts. ‘The vast majority of stories published in the news have a geographical dimension: knowing and telling where something happened is part of good journalism. In a lot of…


Course: Charting tools for the newsroom

A 2,5 hour course that presents three different tools for creating charts. Instructor: Maarten Lambrechts. ‘Charts and maps have become ubiquitous in todays newsrooms. They convey stories with numbers much better than text alone does…


Map plots created with R and ggmap

Published in April 2018. By Laura Ellis. ‘Y’all know I’m a sucker for a beautiful data visualizations and I know just the package to do this: GGMAP! The ggmap package extends the ever-amazing ggplot core features…


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