Joel Eastwood is a data journalist and graphics reporter on the Wall Street Journal's Enterprise Visuals team.
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Articles by Joel
Practical Tips for Improving Mental Health in the Newsroom
Lessons and advice from SRCCON 2016Posted on
Every year, roughly one in five American adults experiences a mental illness. Working in a newsroom poses particular challenges to mental health: the job typically involves a high-stress environment, long hours, tight deadlines, exposure to graphic images and videos, and an unstable industry with uncertain benefits and job security. This July in Portland at SRCCON, dozens of journalists, developers and newsroom workers sat down together to share their personal experiences with mental health.
The Hamilton Algorithm
How We Analyzed and Visualized Hamilton’s Rhyming Lyrics for the WSJPosted on
The secret weapon wielded by the Enterprise Visuals team at the Wall Street Journal is collaboration. A lot of it. For our latest project, which dissects the rhyme schemes of the hit musical Hamilton, our team of designers, developers and data journalists worked together to create a new data visualization type that could capture the lyrical complexity of rhyming verse.