How many words is this worth? More than a thousand, but, really, it's unquantifiable genius.
AccessNorthGa.com's best news graphics don't just illustrate or elaborate a story -- they become the story. Using a complex graphical algorithm that attracts, confuses, amuses, delights and then intrigues readers, these bizarre Photoshop Frankensteins can add surprising appeal to a small-town news story. They're the only reason I followed this summer's rabies outbreaks in Hall County or knew about various North Georgia manhunts and car crashes.
And I keep coming back to AccessNorthGa.com for more. The creative flow has slowed considerably the last couple months, although the site does still occasionally reuse some classics. But since this is Best of Atlanta week, let's review ANG's hits of 2008. The top 15 are after the jump, in very little particular order.
Typical Atlanta City action - much ado about nothing. Strain at a gnat and swallow…