Newseum’s interactive map of today’s headlines


This is cool.

Pam Harlow, an old friend from American Airlines, and a map and travel buff, e-mailed me with a link to the Newseum’s interactive headline map.  I can’t get a good screen shot to show you — so you gotta go to their site and see it for yourself.

When it comes up in your browser, it features a map of the continental 48 states, with dots marking major daily newspapers across the nation.  Put your pointer on any of those dots and you see the front page of the newspaper for today from that city.

Using the buttons at the top of the map, you can check newspapers on every continent except Antarctica.

How can I use this in class?

Update:  Here’s a screen shot of the Newseum feature:

Newseum's interactive front-page feature - showing the front page of the Idaho Statesman-Journal of Pocatello, Idaho, on December 15, 2013

Newseum’s interactive front-page feature –  on December 15, 2013

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2 Responses to Newseum’s interactive map of today’s headlines

  1. Ed Darrell says:

    It would be cool if there were a similar feature for a newspaper’s editorial cartoons . . . Mr. Cagle, do you ever drop by here?

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  2. Ellie says:

    Thanks, Ed! I’m afraid I don’t know how you can use it in class, but I will certainly be using it.

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