The dedicate its pages to remember all the fatalities of the pandemic. Too often we just talk about numbers: “A number provides an answer to how many, but it can never convey the individual arcs of life. “
The has translated its stunning frontpage into a similarly devastating online graphic. It’s hard to bring home the scale of this tragedy, particularly with so many people actively working to keep it from view. Thank you for stepping up.
Arresting coverage from the . We have only experienced a small fraction of what this virus can do to a population. This puts in stark relief the responsibility to do all we can to control it so we don't multiply this toll many fold.
Why local journalism matters, now more than ever. was able to put together this deeply moving portrait of the lives lost in the outbreak only because of the crucial reporting on deaths by these local news organizations.
We put 1,000 names in the paper, 1 percent of those who have died. Online, we're emphasizing their stories.
100,000. As the U.S. approaches this grim milestone, we're remembering those who have died from the coronavirus. Imagine a city of 100,000 residents that was here for New Year’s Day but has now been wiped from the map.
Here's an interactive version of today's Times front page. I won't try to describe what they've done with it—just click through.
This online graphic is incredibly moving
Worth noting that the print & online versions of today’s NYT front page couldn’t be possible without these local newspapers and journalists. 🙏🏾
Ihr habt bestimmt die unglaubliche Seite 1 von heute gesehen. Aber habt ihr auch die Online-Umsetzung gesehen? Es ist unglaublich traurig und unglaublich gut gemacht
100,000 people have now died in the U.S. from the coronavirus. We highlighted 1,000 of them this week — their names and their stories.
I’ve been reading this on and off throughout the day (it’s impossible to absorb in one sitting). It’s astonishing.
The online graphics in the ⁦⁩ this morning are devastating. Early in this epidemic in congressional testimony to ⁦⁩ I said #COVID19 was the ancient “angel of death” in order to wake the nation, avert tragedy. It didn’t work
Just as devastating beautiful and upsetting online — 1,000 lives lived and cut short by Covid-19, culled from scores of local newspapers fighting on to chronicle the people living and dying in their communities. So much to love about this sad, sad project
This from has been tweeted many times today and for very good reason - it is heartbreaking. While you scroll through, remember this - 95% of the population is still susceptible. Time to implement a proven plan? Test, trace, isolate.
The online presentation of its stunning front page is a wonderful piece of work too. The scroll has dignity and impact
"One hundred thousand," writes . "The immensity of such a sudden toll taxes our ability to comprehend, to understand that each number adding up to 100,000 represents someone among us just yesterday."
God, if you thought that 24 May front page was confronting, the online version is shattering. Each one of these people was a universe to someone; each one of them died a lonely, terrifying death; each one can't be properly mourned or farewelled.
Terrifyingly sad cover of the New York Times today that captures just one percent of the names of those who died...RIP. I do not know ONE person in the city who has not lost a friend, a colleague, a coworker or a loved one...
This is simply breathtaking in its power.
You’ve seen a picture of the print front page floating around. Here is the digital interactive, staggering in its own right
a big problem in data journalism is giving large numbers context and humanizing (not diminishing) the counts. 100,000 people have died from coronavirus and here, they're more than just a dot on a page. wanted to tell their stories instead:
Squeezed in every moment he could with his grandchild. Carl Redd, 62, Chicago
I'm 62. This is the first Memorial Day weekend I've spent weeping every few minutes about the state of our country (and I survived the AIDS epidemic). Trump, this evil GOP administration, and its supporters have turned America into a kingdom of death.
I have to commend the today for the incredible online graphic chronicling some of the almost 100k deaths from Covid-19. Please take a look at it, it captures the magnitude and sadness of the loss
There's been a lot of press about the NYT cover but this multimedia feature and me happening upon Lorena Borjas's name as I was scrolling affected me so so deeply... it's a masterpiece of digital storytelling that will hopefully help and save lives.
One survived the bloodiest battle of WWII. Another guarded Herman Goering. A third fished a kamikaze pilot from the sea. Each was felled by #COVID19 in a notoriously understaffed veterans home. by
"Loved big and told people she loved them all the time." "Saw friends at their worst but brought out their best." "Endlessly curious, never really finished." Every epitaph is a reminder of the so many ways the value of a person is unquantifiable.
One of the darkest interactive pieces the NYT has ever published. An Incalculable Loss
I've seen a lot of people rightly share the NYT front page, but if you haven't, take a look at the interactive version online. It's stick figures. You'll probably cry.
"One hundred thousand. A number is an imperfect measure when applied to the human condition. A number provides an answer to how many, but it can never convey the individual arcs of life, the 100k ways of greeting the morning & saying goodnight." [email protected]
I don’t know how anyone could scroll through this and not say to themselves: Let’s stay home/masked/closed just a little bit longer.
Kudos to the . Stunning and heartbreaking. We need to sit with this loss and use it to imagine a new world, a new nation, a new normal, where shared humanity and love are more important than myths of exceptionalism, strength and progress.
‘Each figure here represents one of the nearly 100,000 lives lost so far in the US to COVID-19. But a count reveals only so much. Memories, gathered from obituaries across the country, help us to reckon with what was lost.’ via 🙏🏽😢
#CCC19 #oncoalrt Remembering the Nearly 100,000 Lives Lost to Coronavirus in America
An incalculable loss. Nearly 100,000 Americans dead of #COVID19. Here are some of their names: This terrible toll gives new meaning to Memorial Day. And we are far from the end. Remember them, and protect your fellow Americans 🇺🇲😥
it does; there’s also on online version: NYT: An Incalculable Loss “[N]early 100,000 lives lost so far. But a count reveals only so much. Memories, gathered from obituaries across the country, help us reckon with what was lost” [interactive]
One of the saddest (and moving) visualisations I have ever seen.
Dette er gjort med omtanke og finesse. Korthugde setninger om mennesker som døde før de trengte fordi myndighetene ikke aner hva de driver med. via
Spending time on this page is like attending a memorial service. Love and grief, joy and passion, humor and integrity, simple habits, grand achievements. Thank you for remembering these lives & reminding us all what living is all about.
here we are on Memorial Day, on the cusp of reaching 100,000 COVID19 deaths in the US & 350,000 worldwide. this isn't "just like the flu," but we should remind ourselves that SARS-CoV-2 will probably recur each year just like influenza does. #NewNormal
So Poignant. This feature captures a 1 line story of Covid19 victims so we know: who they are, what they liked, what they did, who they helped & so much more. We aren’t just counting the dead & that is just so powerful #statsandstories #covid19
“A number is an imperfect measure when applied to the human condition” via ⁩ ⁦
The lives lost by the negligent homicide of ⁦⁩ Remembering the Nearly 100,000 Lives Lost to Coronavirus in America - The New York Times
This is the interactive version of that front page. It unfolds grippingly. I had trouble breathing as I scrolled through, reading the names and brush-stroke details, seeing the gut-punch paragraphs from .
Remembering the Nearly 100,000 Lives Lost to Coronavirus in America - The New York Times
While the print-edition A1 of today’s NYT is staggering, don’t overlook the remarkable work done by the digital team. This is humbling work, extremely well executed.
A moving effort to overcome statistics and get readers to see the individuals lost to this rolling nightmare. "Loved to dance." "Championed desegregation.: "Nothing delighted him more than picking up the bill." "A million dollar smile."
“No one made creamed potatoes or sweet corn the way she did.”
Remembering the nearly 100,000 lives lost to coronavirus in the Unites States.
Thank you ⁦⁩ for your humanity by reminding us that behind each #COVID19 death is a person who had a name. These people were mothers, fathers, sons, daughters, brothers, sisters, and friends. Most importantly they were loved and are missed.
Remembering the Nearly 100,000 Lives Lost to Coronavirus in America - The New York Times
Her last words were, “Thank you.”
Remembering the Nearly 100,000 Lives Lost to Coronavirus in America - The New York Times
An Incalculable Loss: Behind every one of the 100,000 lives lost to #Covid19, there is a story. Memories, provided from obituaries, put a human face on the statistics and help us reckon with the losses via
Good morning, , and . The New York Times put the lie to Stalin's words that one death is a tragedy; a million deaths is a statistic. The voice of thy brother's blood crieth unto me from the ground. 97,087.
Remembering the Nearly 100,000 Lives Lost to Coronavirus in America - The New York Times
I know 100,000 is a lot of people, but this made me feel the weight of this loss — this is probably the best and most emotionally impactful data visualization I’ve ever seen.
“One hundred thousand. A number is an imperfect measure of the human condition. A number provides an answer to how many, but it can never convey the individual arcs of life, the 100,000 ways of greeting the morning and saying goodnight.” ⁦
"In this sad world of ours, sorrow comes to all; and, to the young, it comes with bitterest agony, because it takes them unawares. The older have learned to ever expect it. I am anxious to afford some alleviation of your present distress." - A Lincoln
This is the interactive version of that front page. It unfolds grippingly. I had trouble breathing as I scrolled through, reading the names and brush-stroke details, seeing the gut-punch paragraphs from
Remembering the Nearly 100,000 Lives Lost to Coronavirus in America - The New York Times
This stops your heart
81. And, of course: brief biographies of 100,000 people who lost their lives to the virus. honours the victims of the #Covid19 using obituaries from across the US. Recommended by copy editor
En USA🇺🇸 también le ponen nombre a las estadísticas. Es obvio. Ha golpeado.
Remembering the Nearly 100,000 Lives Lost to Coronavirus in America . These lives lost are not numbers ; they are fathers , mothers and friends that we lost prematurely. It is so sad 😢 to comprehend the number ⁦
Remembering the Nearly 100,000 Lives Lost to Coronavirus in America - The New York Times
Remembering the 100,000 lives lostto COVID-19 in America
Remembering the Nearly 100,000 Lives Lost to Coronavirus in America
The tribute to lives lost to #COVID19 highlights the scale of this ongoing tragedy. In just a few months, 100000 people died in the US. There is great urgency for policymakers & all of us to act now to prevent the same or worse in the months ahead