maps http://nhpr.org en Emergence of the Modern Infographic http://nhpr.org/post/emergence-modern-infographic <p>From apps for avoiding heavy traffic to the latest polling data in the presidential race &nbsp;-- infographics are visual shorthand for data in the post-newspaper<a href="http://www.hongkiat.com/blog/55-interesting-social-media-infographics/"> slash social media </a>slash sound byte age.&nbsp; Several sources credit the digital age for giving birth to infographics and others cite&nbsp;the publication of <em>USA Today’s </em>“Snapshots” beginning in 1982.&nbsp; Susan Schulten&nbsp;begs to differ. Mon, 01 Oct 2012 21:06:47 +0000 Virginia Prescott 13948 at http://nhpr.org Emergence of the Modern Infographic