How to Tell Science Stories with Maps
Maps are amazing for their ability to reveal relationships and stories that aren’t otherwise apparent. Fortunately for cartography-curious journalists, making maps is easier than ever—anyone with a computer can put together a nice-looking map in less than an hour. Making really good maps isn’t quite that easy, however. It requires more thought and a willingness to learn some technical skills. Here are some considerations to keep in mind, and some tips on how to get started.