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This headline and body of this story were corrected at 11:10 p.m. with a more accurate description for the typical period of time for the deployment of Guardian journalist Feilding Cage’s data visualizations. Also, Guardian Datablog Editor Simon Rogers was incorrectly described as Cage’s boss, and that reference has been removed.

Once he finds a suitable topic, Feilding Cage, a New York-based developer and journalist for The Guardian, can easily spend three weeks generating the source information and designing a visualization for what’s become known as data journalism. The results bring understanding and reader engagement to topics that are otherwise discussed with a lot of words or static numbers. Readers can and do play around with the information, share it widely and discuss it for long periods after it appears online.

Cage is one of a handful of Guardian journalists who generate reports that say new things about topics…

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