CNET Gets Newsmaps

Without wanting to sound pompous, CNET may have taken my advice. A few months back (May 13, 2005) I wrote in a WSJ.com column (subscription only; non-subscribers will have to take my word for it or check out News Visualization posts in Loose Wire’s Design & Innovation section) that to me it’s slightly daft that …

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What Newspapers Should Do: Gist and Juice

I’m sure I’m not the first to say it, but there’s so much hand-wringing going on about the future of newspapers in the Second Age of the Internet I thought I would throw in my two cents: Newspapers need to treat print and online as two different audiences, and cater for them accordingly. It’s about …

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On News Visualization, Part I

This week’s column in The Asian Wall Street Journal’s Personal Journal (and online at WSJ.com, subscription only) is about visualizing the news: To me it’s slightly daft that most news Web sites stick to an online format that someone wandering in from the mid-seventeenth century would recognize. Newspapers haven’t changed an awful lot in layout …

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