Wednesday, August 10, 2005

News maps

A few months ago I reported on an experiment in using BBC news feeds to create a 'news map' which you can click on to see stories in locations around the world ( Now Poynter reports on a similar experiment using Google Maps .

It's a great idea - and looks lovely - but I predict people are likely to rely on existing paradigms and navigate to stories using the old World > Asia > India (for example) system for a while yet.

PS: For a similar map of blog locations look at


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