Charticle

Pronunciation: \chahrt -ti-kuh l\
Function: noun
Etymology: chart + article
: more commonly referred to as an infographic, the word charticle is used mostly in the newspaper industry to describe a the use of visual imagery, design elements, and text as a narrative device thought to allow a reader easy access to the information presented.

USA Today is best known for its charticle usage, but Gawker also embraces the term. Another good example would be New York magazine’s Approval Matrix.

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