Last week’s news of riots across England sparked many news outlets to do the logical thing: map them. And many did, using eyewitness accounts, authoritative sources and social media. This week we look at the challenge of using social media as geodata and what journalists, geospatial professionals and the public can learn from these efforts.
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The DigitalGlobe Foundation was established to support university research and the next generation of geospatial technology users through grants of satellite imagery. In this interview, Editor in Chief Joe Francica discusses the mission of the Foundation with its executive director, Mark Brender.