Yan Wu

Opinion graphics reporter

Education: Northeastern University

Yan Wu is a front-end developer on the Opinions desk of The Washington Post. She uses programming, interactive graphics and 3-D models to create immersive stories. Before joining The Post in 2021, she was a graphics reporter at The Wall Street Journal, where she created visual stories. She also worked as a news app developer at The Star-Ledger in New Jersey.
Latest from Yan Wu

AI is outrageous — and wonderful. It’s also prompting a new art form.

There are serious concerns that need to be addressed, but there are also great opportunities for innovation.

January 17, 2024

Type in your job to see how much AI will affect it

New research assesses how much disruption we can expect from the fast-developing technology

May 9, 2023

Why Americans are so pessimistic about their finances

Inflation is less severe than it was a few months ago. But constantly monitoring how and where they spend money is stressing more than Americans' wallets.

March 27, 2023

Our columnists made their midterm picks. Here are the final results.

In a special edition of the Post Pundit Power Ranking, we want readers to play pundit and tell us who you predict to win this cycle’s biggest midterm battles.

November 2, 2022

What we found when analyzing 1,000 viral TikToks on #Abortion

Pro-abortion-rights posts get more views than antiabortion videos — and the platform is almost perfectly designed to further divide us.

October 19, 2022

How 1 million covid deaths compares to other tragedies in U.S. history

1 million people in the United States have died of covid-19. Here's how to visualize that staggering loss.

May 18, 2022

    Will you fall into the conspiracy theory rabbit hole? Take our quiz and find out.

    Who believes in conspiracy theories? Statistically speaking: almost everyone.

    October 7, 2021