Visual & Data Journalism at BBC

ggplot2 R Visualizations

The BBC News data science and visualization team published this great overview on their analytics and visualizations lessons learned over the course of 1.5 years.

Javier Orraca (Scatter Podcast)

Great read, AND super neat to see the BBC team open-source their BBPLOT and R Cookbook to help streamline your visualization workflows, reduce manual repetition of code setup for a ggplot2 viz, and to educate you on better storytelling approaches with R.



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  author = {Orraca, Javier},
  title = {Javier Orraca: Visual & Data Journalism at BBC},
  url = {},
  year = {2019}