Informational graphics explain complex events or processes in a clear, concise, visually-pleasing manner. They can be static images, animations or even interactive kiosks. Infographics are best used to explain what would be cumbersome as text alone.
Explanatory and news
TERRAIN MAP July 17, 2005 The Sacramento Bee – Map with story about recreation and energy production on the South Fork of the American River.
TERRAIN MAP April 24 and July 15, 2005 The Sacramento Bee – Map with stories about 300,000 acres of federal land along the North Coast of California