Halloween special: serial killer data

Fall 2014, Columbia University Journalism School

US vs. Russia Serial Killers

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Photo by Ian Britton, Flickr Creative Commons

In class, we have been examining serial killer data, a spooky subject in honor of Halloween. Here are some of the graphics I made using D3.

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The light orange circles represent the number of possible victims for a given serial killer. The dark orange circles represent the number of proven victims. The size of the circles represent how many victims there were for each killer.

 

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Click on this image to see the full list of serial killers. The light gray lines represent a timescale from 1900 to 2014. The dark gray lines represent the duration of the killing spree for a particular serial killer.

 

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