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Online Media Tackle Geography and Mapping

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Tuesday, February 25th 2014


Three popular online media properties have been taking on geography and mapping since at least the last Esri User Conference last July. James Fallows American Futures project is partnership between The Atlantic, Marketplace and Esri. Wired’s MapLab follows two bloggers who "indulge their obsession with maps and chronicle their quest to become mapmakers." Reddit’s MapPorn page shares a variety of interesting maps. How well are these mainstream media outlets educating abotu and promoting geography and geospatial technology?

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First Mile Geo - Aleppo Maps
atrubetskoy's maps appear in Google News (half map and when snow cancels school)
American Futures - The Atlantic - Geoblog
Map: United States Economic Activity, Split in Half
Map Porn, for interesting maps
Map Lab - Wired Science
American Futures - The Atlantic


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