Allison is a news applications developer at ProPublica where she’s helping to build Represent, a web-application for Congress data. Before that, she was at the Stanford branch of the Brown Institute for Media Innovation, and has previously worked at CIR/Reveal and the PBS NewsHour. She has her masters' degree in journalism from Stanford, and a degree in Middle Eastern Studies and Art from Washington University in St. Louis. Allison lives in San Francisco where she rides a Vespa, plays with other people's dogs in Precita Park, and has strong opinions about the best Mission District taquerias.
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Articles by Allison
SRCCON Spotlight: Illustrating Investigations
Allison McCartney and Dolly Li on creating compelling visuals for abstract storiesPosted on
Recap of the 2016 SRCCON session by Allison McCartney and Dolly Li on creating compelling visuals for abstract stories
“View Source” for Data Visualizations
How (and why) we made a browser extension for annotating data vizPosted on
During the most recent SNDMakes design sprint and prototyping event, teams were prompted to think about how they might expand the news and information design communities. Our team hoped to expand the news and information design communities by giving them a common project for fostering collaboration, and the end result was Visualization Verification View (V³).