Readers: Disclaimer: I am a registered Independent voter. I tend to vote for those candidates who I think will best serve their constituents and our great country. The rest of it is just noise. I try not to stray into the realm of U.S. politics in my dataviz blogging. Having done so in the past has […]

Source: WSJ News Graphics, Inside the Trump coalition: How he performs among voter groups, Twitter.com, March 27, 2016, pic.twitter.com/c9gdTRaR2F  

Source: Jeyup S. Kwaak in Jindo, South Korea, Min-Jeong Lee in Mokpo, and Jonathan Cheng in Seoul, South Korea Divers Carry Out Ferry Mission in Near-Total Darkness, The Wall Street Journal, Updated April 21, 2014 9:24 p.m. ET, http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304049904579514681769448124?mod=e2tw.

Readers: Like many of you, I have been watch in utter fascination as various countries help in the efforts to find Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. Yesterday, The Wall Street Journal posted this infographic I had to share with you. Not only does it give perspective of how deep the black boxes may be, it also provides historical […]

Airlines Charge Thousands Extra for a Few Inches of Legroom on Long Flights For most fliers, the ideal seat on a flight is usually in first or business class. However, for airlines, the sweet spot on long-haul flights is, increasingly, farther back in the plane. A new hybrid class, called premium economy, is appearing on […]

Dismal Jobs Report Raises Questions Over Economy’s Strength as Year Ended; Bad Weather a Factor? Source: Brenda Cronin and Jonathan House, The Wall Street Journal, January 10, 2014. The U.S. job gap created during the most recent recession remains, and while payrolls are being added to the economy, they haven’t kept pace with population growth.      […]

Note: I just wanted to let you know I am going to occasionally post interesting graphics from The Wall Street Journal under the title “WSJ DataViz.” This week’s entry is about the sad affair that is going on in my hometown of Detroit. Crazy “solutions” are being tossed around like selling the art in the […]