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June 02, 2006

Google Maps and the NYT?

Heather Green

So, trolling around the NYTimes site, I found this mashup of Google Maps and some Times travel stories. First, I didn't know that the Times had a built out travel section, and second, I had no idea they were using Google maps. (By clicking around on that map, I found another, I think, older one that maps homicides in NYC. Ick.)

Any other interesting little items you have found within the NYTImes site like this?

09:00 AM

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? NYT city travel mashup from Science Library Pad

This is a nice mashup of Google Maps and New York Times 36 hours in a city travel articles. http://www.nytimes.com/gst/travel/36hours.html It would be nice if each article also had a Google Map indicating the locations mentioned.I still think mapping is [Read More]

Tracked on July 24, 2006 09:01 AM

There's also transit strike mashup. (My partner and I at Faneuil Media built all three of these maps.)

Posted by: Rick Burnes at June 2, 2006 02:35 PM

They also did up a Google Map during the transit strike:

http://www.nytimes.com/packages/html/nyregion/20051220_STRIKE_MAP.html

I've put together a roundup of how news and media have used Google Maps in 2 parts here:

http://googlemapsmania.blogspot.com/2006/05/how-google-maps-is-used-in-news-media.html

http://googlemapsmania.blogspot.com/2006/04/how-google-maps-is-used-in-news-media.html

Cheers,

Mike.

Posted by: Mike Pegg at June 2, 2006 04:18 PM

Here are some examples of news and media map mashups:

http://www.gmapsdirectory.com/index.php?c=749

Posted by: Mashups at December 11, 2006 11:40 PM


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