Session 10: Work Sessions & Journalism Review

For the next class on Friday, April 7, we would like you to continue to work with your groups (and editors!) to work towards producing your final geospatial narrative.

In addition, please review the stories below. These are journalistic pieces that have novel implementations of maps as stories. Please review these as an opportunity to explore how journalistic inquiry/reporting has led to novel spatial representations. No response (individual or group) is required for next class.

How Fire Feeds,” Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting

Spies in the Skies,” Buzzfeed

How Trump redrew the electoral map, from sea to shining sea,” The Washington Post

Mapping Segregation,” The New York Times

Outdated and Unreliable: FEMA’s Faulty Flood Maps Put Homeowners at Risk,” Bloomberg

Tracking Harvey’s Destructive Path Through Texas and Louisiana,” The New York Times

Seven million Texans, flood-prone land and oil refineries stand in Hurricane Harvey’s path,” The Washington Post

Do you live in one of California’s pesticide hotspots?” Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting

35 Years of American Death,” FiveThirtyEight

Chicago Area Disparities in Car Insurance Premiums,” ProPublica

Is your school near a busy road and its air pollution?” The Center for Public Integrity

These references are pulled from Mapping for Stories by Jennifer LaFleur, David Herzog & Charles Minshew.

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