3/8/2017

Highcharts

 

A simple, yet flexible, charting tool.

Highcharts’ charting tools benefit journalists and readers alike. Through a user-friendly interface, journalists can create beautiful, engaging charts in a short period of time. These interactive charts allow readers to gain a better understanding of a story, by exploring the underlying data with their mouse or touch.

Below is an example of how The Telegraph created a simple, yet clever, chart for comparing the demographic population between the years 1911 and 2011. Readers can explore the data by just hovering over the chart:

Another great example of data visualization in sports journalism is the following chart from ESPN, where layers of data are displayed for exploration on one compact chart.

For Dataviz non-techie fans, click here to explore Highcharts’ online charting tool.

For Javascript enthusiastics, check Highcharts demos and download the open source Highcharts library.

Click here to discover Highcharts clients’ use cases.

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