“R’s “ggplot2 gives you far more control and creativity than a chart tool and allows you to go beyond a limited number of graphics. Working with scripts saves a huge amount of time and effort, in particular when working with data that needs updating regularly, with reproducibility a key requirement of our workflow.”

Over the past year, we‘ve fundamentally changed how we produce graphics.

Source: How the BBC Visual and Data Journalism team works with graphics in R

Cheers SH!