Welcome back to the PolicyViz Podcast! On this week’s episode, I’m excited to welcome Simon Rogers to the show. Simon is a data journalist, writer, and speaker and has worked at the Guardian in the UK, Twitter, and is now a Data Editor at Google. In this week’s episode, Simon and I talk about telling stories with data, polling and news reporting, and how to make an impact with data.

Episode Notes


Simon’s books | Facts are Sacred | Infographics Space | Infographics: Human Body | Information Graphics: Animal Kingdom

Google | News Lab | Year in Search | Elections


Scott Klein on the PolicyViz Podcast

ElectionLab with ProPublica

CNN Critical Counties

The Rhythm of Food with Moritz Stefaner


JMP Statistical Discovery Software from SAS

Data Viz Info Kit (Includes interview with Kaiser Fung and Alberto Cairo)