Some simple charts from work. Hoping to get back into the “daily” viz blog soon…
Author Archives: Matt Stiles
I'm a data journalist at NPR. I try each day to create a data visualization, or I post those I find online. Let me know if you have ideas for future visualizations. Contact me: mattstiles at gmail.
Danny DeBelius asks on Twitter: “Have we reached peak ‘in one chart?’” One can only hope…
The Washington Post has a fascinating story today about NFL players and injuries, with the local peg being Robert Griffin III’s knee injury. The gist:
Interviews with more than 50 doctors, players, agents, owners and medical ethicists suggest that what the NFL Physicians Society calls the game’s “unique clinical challenges” can result in inconsistent standards in treating players and cause some doctors to depart from best medical practices and safety norms.
These charts, which visualize the league’s injury reports over time, accompanied the story: