As the federal investigation about foreign interference during the 2016 U.S. election is still ongoing, the New York Times published a great visualization of all the alleged contacts between Trump, his associates and Russian citizens.

Users can explore the full timeline, which condenses the actions from each Trump relative on a single line. It’s both dense and super clear. The rest of the article consists in individual points of focus, which examine a single character — like, let’s say… Donald Trump.

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The piece is a great example of original journalism — the Times gathered data from both official sources and its own extensive reporting — enhanced by an excellent sense of information design.