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hi there,

I'm preparing a little instruction training for the inhouse infographic staff of a small german newspaper.

for that i planned a section of good examples of map use and creation worth imitating

do you know of a publication (could be a magazine or a daily newspaper) that does make exeptually good (and consitent!) use of maps?
ideally these maps are online to see.

thanks!, polyconic

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National Geographic comes to mind ;)

Since you mention it's for a newspaper, check out the Washington Post. One of our Cartotalk members, Nathaniel Vaughn Kelso, is working there as a cartographer. There's a good overview of what he's done there in his portfolio.
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I find the New York Times' graphics department exceptional.

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National Geographic and NY Times are impressive as other posts have suggested.

For a small newspaper though they may prove hard to match. I might suggest The Economist, which typically runs 4 or 5 maps each week that are carefully tailored to the corresponding articles.
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I should state an interest as I am part of the team who create these.

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