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City Murmur tracks how journalists report a neighbourhood.

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City Murmur, New Orleans

City Murmur, New Orleans

This good looking tool extracts street and place names from news reports and shows us how  a city is being reported. Echoes of a range of many mood mapping things, some of which are covered here by Charlie Pinder, and also seems to be have a more local feel than other news mapping tools.  Jon Bounds extends this idea into what is known as psychogeography.

Hat tip D-Log.  First posted here.

One Response to “City Murmur tracks how journalists report a neighbourhood.”

  1. Jon Bounds says:

    This looks brilliant, but it’s (from my brief investigations) little more than a feed aggregator on a map — the feed contents aren’t analysed, only categorised by whoever adds then. A nice toy tho’.

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