Mapping the Media
February 9th, 2006 by JTJ

The Canadian Cartographic Association tells us….

“Mapping the Media in the Americas

A partnership between the Carter Center, the University of Calgary and the Canadian Foundation for the Americas has produced an interactive web mapping tool designed
to map and display media locations and ownership and electoral reform.
The site focuses specifically on 12 countries in the westenr hemisphere
and displays socio-economic data as well voting patterns and media
locations (e.g. radio antennaes, newspaper offices, etc.). The site
still seems to be in its infancy as the interactive mapping tool seems to work only for Canada.
The maps themselves are reminscent of CAD drawings and could benefit
from a better cartographic design. (Currently it seems a little
difficult to access, probably because of traffic.)

Read the press release on”

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