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Caitlyn Ralph

Caitlyn Ralph is a Jr. Journalist Engineer at The Pudding. Aside from data, she enjoys matcha latte art and watching the same Catfish and the Bottlemen music videos over and over again on YouTube. Here’s her Insta if you’re intrigued.

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Hot takes and cool viz that will light the fire for endless NBA debates.

Media Diversity

Explore gender and racial diversity in a number of domains, from comic books to newsrooms.


Learn about complex topics with these accessible and visual explainers.

Breaking It Down

Take a deep-dive into what makes pop-culture and media awesome.


How deconstructing language reveals new perspectives on familiar topics.

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