Fair Warning

By Soph Warnes

A weekly newsletter with anywhere between 10 and 20 links about data journalism, data visualisation, and storytelling, curated by a British data journalist and nerd. Expect politics, statistics, society and culture - all through the frame of data... With a dash of whimsy. Read more about the ... Read more

A weekly newsletter with anywhere between 10 and 20 links about data journalism, data visualisation, and storytelling, curated by a British data journalist and nerd. Expect politics, statistics, society and culture - all through the frame of data... With a dash of whimsy.

Read more about the author at www.sophiewarnes.com.

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#161・

Fair Warning - PSA: Fair Warning is moving

Hello!I've been quiet for a few weeks due to life being generally chaotic, but also I've been trying to wait out the Twitter/Musk situation and make a level-headed decision about what to do.It seems like Twitter might collapse in on itself any day now so I wi…

#160・

Fair Warning - Internet divides, fuel shortages, storm hunters

That is all I have for this week! Thank you so much for reading. If you enjoyed it, please forward to friends and family, and if you have any feedback, praise or complaints, please do let me know.

 
#159・

Fair Warning - Laughter, internet speeds, extreme summers

That is all I have for this week! Thank you so much for reading. If you have any feedback, praise or complaints, please do let me know. I do read and appreciate people getting in touch, even if I don't directly respond.

 
#158・

Fair Warning - Inequality, Tolkien, vermin

Yep, an entire section dedicated to vermin.

 
#157・

Fair Warning - Her Maj, babies, and corgis

That's everything I have this week. It's a little short, I know. Thanks for reading! See you next week.

 
#156・

Fair Warning - Serena Williams, [Censored], the MCU

That’s everything I have for you this week! If you enjoyed Fair Warning, consider forwarding to friends and family, or let me know what you really did (or didn’t!) enjoy by replying to this email. See you next week.

 
#155・

Fair Warning - Blaming Florida, tornado data, and defining the Midwest

That's everything I have for you this week! If you enjoyed Fair Warning, consider forwarding to friends and family, or let me know what you really did (or didn't!) enjoy by replying to this email. See you next week.

 
#154・

Fair Warning - Tree rings, road trips, and heatwaves

That's everything I have for you this week. Thanks so much for reading and I hope you enjoyed it. You can get in touch with me @SophWarnes or by replying to this email.

 
#153・

Fair Warning - Inflation, Carbon Labels, and Feathers

That's everything for this week, thanks so much for reading! You can get in touch with me @SophWarnes (note the handle change; now I can stop being annoyed when people call me Sophie) or by replying to this email.

 
#152・

Fair Warning - Black Sea Blockade, Spelling Bee, Right to Buy

I thought Robert Colvile's thread on Right to Buy was interesting and gave me food for thought. In particular, this: "We instinctively think ‘poor = rent, rich = own’. But that’s not true. As (Joseph Rowntree Foundation) have shown, around a third of those in…

 
#151・

Fair Warning - Crypto, Climate, and Covid

Just FYI for regular readers, I decided to switch now that "over the pond" is "home".

 
#150・

Fair Warning - Snowfall, Coffee Sales, and the Oscars

That's all for this week! Thanks for reading.

 
#149・

Fair Warning - Sanctions, airspace, and Wordle

That's everything I have for you this week! Thank you for reading.As expected, the war in Ukraine has taken priority over other stories. I've tried to include a wide range of angles that reporters and editors are taking, but if you saw something particularly …

 
#148・

Fair Warning - Infrastructure, War Fronts, and Sustainable Fashion

Thanks for reading! Have I missed any really fun stories or do you have something you want to share? Reply to this email or tweet me.

 
#147・

Fair Warning - Please check your spam folders!

Hello — I don't normally send random emails outside of the main edition but a few readers have got in touch and told me they didn't receive yesterday's newsletter. I just wanted to reach out and say please check your spam folders since I think it may have gon…

#146・

Fair Warning - Gendered words, duplicitous groundhogs, and declining English

The United Kingdom here, really living up to the Miserable Rainy Island nickname. Really making me glad I am stuck here.

 
#145・

Fair Warning - Employment, Inflation, and Fried Food

I enjoyed the novelty of this AR presentation of data about feeding and changing diapers for a newborn. It felt very Hans Rosling, and I think it's easy to get excited about but I haven't really seen an example of this kind of thing where that adds value to d…

 
#144・

Fair Warning - Evictions, salmonella, and palm oil

I've added this section because it's a hot topic but I also want to preface it with "Stop Telling Kids They’ll Die From Climate Change" which I thought was an excellent read.I don't think telling individuals that the future will be horrific will inspire them …

 
#143・

Fair Warning - Beef, Brexit, and Bivariate Choropleths

I've never heard of it before but Vizzu just launched its open source javascript library for animated data visualisations. D3 makes me want to throw my laptop out of a window, but this looks a LOT easier and the animations are quite nice. GitHub repo here if …

 
#142・

Fair Warning - New York, Inflation, and Bitcoin

That is everything I have for you this week! See you soon.