Affiliation:Financial Times; independent journalist; BBC News; The Washington PostFinancial Times; independent journalist; BBC News; The Washington Post
Does north always have to be at the top of maps? Do timelines always have to run left-to-right? Spurred by the needs of responsive design, many newsrooms have been experimenting with unconventional orientations for data visualizations. This panel will explore how standards and conventions are just standards and conventions, when and why to break them — and when not to.