Ran in Thursday, June 17’s The The Times-Picayune. Graphic’s purpose was to update readers about ongoing oil containment efforts. Originally published June 17, 2010.
The above graphic was for The Times-Picayune on April 27, five days after Deepwater Horizon sunk into the Gulf of Mexico and seven days after it caught fire. The graphic I put together sucks, because at this point, source material was scarce. This was pretty much that first graphic of its kind. I was going off of reports alone, almost no visuals at all. Made the job that evening difficult, but the goal was to give readers an idea of what happened. Originally published April 27, 2010.