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In a conversation with Alberto Cairo, the Knight Chair in visual journalism at the University of Miami, Simon Rogers, Google Trends data editor, shared some advice abut what makes a data visualisation stand out.

The conversation was part of Google News Lab's monthly Data Visualisation Round Up and is available in full on YouTube, but you can also read a summary of the highlights here by Luke Barratt, MA Interactive Journalism student at City, University of London.

The advice includes thinking about the posterity of your visualisation, especially when using third-party tools that might not be around forever, as well as considering the benefits of creating a visualisation destined for print.

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