Map The News

by The Scarlet Harlot on September 16, 2005 · 1 comment

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Here is an online map of the world representing news from international sources. Each country’s visibility is based on the amount of media coverage it receives.

From the site:


The goal of this project is to decipher the world that news media reconfigures and to observe if media coverage, or lack thereof, is creating a new cartography.


Vanishing Point consists of a map of the world connected to a database fed by news coming from several international newspapers.  The visibility of each country on the map results from the quantity of media coverage the country receives, so those countries that do not make the news disappear progressively.

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  • Mark Wiechmann

    …I’m starting to think that most of the world doesn’t even know the Netherlands… long face how disapointing..

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