Interactive mapping
David Herzog | Missouri School of Journalism | NICAR
Why create maps?
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Extends data journalism

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Uncovers new knowledge

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People “get” maps

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Framework for audience in...
The context: Where mapping fits
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Extension of data journalism
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Spreadsheet
Database manager
Statistical softw...
Columns and rows
Missourian: Columbia traffic stops
Missourian: Dudley recall drive
WNYC: Stop and frisk
Boston Globe: Marathon course
L.A. Times: Street quality grades
Chicago Tribune: Homicides
NY Times: Quiet city
NY Times: Dialect map
Seattle Times: Methadone’s toll
AJC: Suspect scores
Reuters: Unequal states
S.F. Chronicle: The Literary City
USA Today: Demographics
Mapping platforms and tools
Batch Geo
Google MyPlaces
Google Docs map gadgets
Google Public Data Explorer
Many Eyes
ArcGIS Online
Geocommons Maker
Tableau Public
Tableau Public
Advanced mapping tools
MapBox
CartoDB
Leaflet
Raphael
Kartograph
Contact info, bookmarks and data
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David Herzog
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herzogd@missouri.edu
@DavidHerzog on Twitter

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http://delicious.co...
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How journalists are using interactive tools to create data-driven maps on the web. Includes examples from a variety of media platforms and a survey of tools that beginners and experts can use.

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Interactive mapping for journalists

  1. 1. Interactive mapping David Herzog | Missouri School of Journalism | NICAR
  2. 2. Why create maps?  Extends data journalism  Uncovers new knowledge  People “get” maps  Framework for audience interaction/engagement
  3. 3. The context: Where mapping fits  Extension of data journalism      Spreadsheet Database manager Statistical software Geographic information systems (GIS) Two-dimensional data
  4. 4. Columns and rows
  5. 5. Missourian: Columbia traffic stops
  6. 6. Missourian: Dudley recall drive
  7. 7. WNYC: Stop and frisk
  8. 8. Boston Globe: Marathon course
  9. 9. L.A. Times: Street quality grades
  10. 10. Chicago Tribune: Homicides
  11. 11. NY Times: Quiet city
  12. 12. NY Times: Dialect map
  13. 13. Seattle Times: Methadone’s toll
  14. 14. AJC: Suspect scores
  15. 15. Reuters: Unequal states
  16. 16. S.F. Chronicle: The Literary City
  17. 17. USA Today: Demographics
  18. 18. Mapping platforms and tools
  19. 19. Batch Geo
  20. 20. Google MyPlaces
  21. 21. Google Docs map gadgets
  22. 22. Google Public Data Explorer
  23. 23. Many Eyes
  24. 24. ArcGIS Online
  25. 25. Geocommons Maker
  26. 26. Tableau Public
  27. 27. Tableau Public
  28. 28. Advanced mapping tools
  29. 29. MapBox
  30. 30. CartoDB
  31. 31. Leaflet
  32. 32. Raphael
  33. 33. Kartograph
  34. 34. Contact info, bookmarks and data  David Herzog   herzogd@missouri.edu @DavidHerzog on Twitter  http://delicious.com/dherzog/onamap14  Data for Fusion Tables hands-on
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