Joanna S. Kao
Joanna S. Kao is a data visualisation journalist at the Financial Times. She was previously a multimedia reporter and interactive developer who covered veterans issues, immigration, and homelessness at Al Jazeera America. She creates immersive long form story templates, experiments with audio storytelling, and explores theater-related data in her spare time.
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Articles by Joanna S.
Want More Reach? Stop Sidelining Accessibility
Websites that work for (actually) everyone, even the youngs—lessons from a Mozfest 2017 sessionPosted on
The many reasons that accessibility can’t be overlooked.
How (and Why) the Financial Times made The Uber Game
From reporting to prototyping to letting users drivePosted on
An experiment by the Financial Times led readers through the life of an Uber driver.
SRCCON Spotlight: Accessibility in Media
A close look at the practicalities of making interactive and data journalism available to more peoplePosted on
The session on accessibility and media run by Joanna S. Kao and John Burn-Murdoch in 2016 was one of our favorites, and deals with one of those topics that hovers at the fringe of most newsroom-dev conversations.
Finding the Story in 150 Million Rows of Data
Al Jazeera America’s Joanna S. Kao on visualizing a hack’s implicationsPosted on
Al Jazeera America’s Joanna S. Kao on annotating and visualizing the Adobe database hack.