Mapping print news

You can now view a map of the United States with the locations of various "front pages" of newspapers. Today's Front Pages Map (via BrainOff) More interfaces like this is great for providing information in a geographic medium. Say, I want to see what's going on in the 4 corners of Florida. So without having to refer to a map, then google for each of those towns, dig through the ads and other links to finally find a newspaper. Now you can just click the four corners!

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Andrew Turner is an advocate of open standards and open data. He is actively involved in many organizations developing and supporting open standards, including OpenStreetMap, Open Geospatial Consortium, Open Web Foundation, OSGeo, and the World Wide Web Consortium. He co-founded CrisisCommons, a community of volunteers that, in coordination with government agencies and disaster response groups, build technology tools to help people in need during and after a crisis such as an earthquake, tsunami, tornado, hurricane, flood, or wildfire.