World News Map

John Musser, November 30th, 2005

World News MapAdam DuVander has used the RSS feed of the Washington Post and Google Maps to create a World News Maps. There have been other news maps mashups before but the useful variation here is how it tries to show a simple interpretation of newsworthiness. How? By using color to represent the quantity of stories in a given region over the past 14 days.

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