Thursday, August 12, 2004

Making The News

Two sites that attempt to display visually what's making the news.  They
show which stories have got the most mind-share in the media.

1. newsmap
"Newsmap is an application that visually reflects the constantly changing
 landscape of the Google News news aggregator. A treemap visualization
 algorithm helps display the enormous amount of information gathered
 by the aggregator."

Can be customised, e.g. Italian news:

2. In The News
"This data visualisation experiment is intended to give a high-level view of
 who's making news at the moment, and who made the news at specified times
 in the past"