There have been many attempts to make the financial meltdown understandable, but The Crisis of Credit Visualized, by Jonathan Jarvis, is far and away the best I’ve seen. This is the kind of information that broadcast journalists should be drooling over, desperately trying to get their grubby little hands on it to fill up the precious moments between ad cycles. Instead, on my nightly news last night, I got to hear a story about a horse crapping on the side of the road and a dalmatian that rides a tricycle, literally back to back, in the middle of the newscast. I wonder why ad revenue for local broadcasters has dropped while Google continues to soar?
Even if you understand the credit crisis, it is worth taking a few minutes to watch the video above and Part 2, after the jump.
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