Google Maps for Journalists

Jesse Friedman

Presentation for Online News Association
September, 2011

How this presentation works

Part 1:

Historypin, We Are What We Do


Census Map Maker, Wall Street Journal

Census Map Maker

Mapping the Storm Clean-up, WNYC

Mapping the Storm Clean-up

Panoramas of Joplin, New York Times

Panoramas of Joplin

2010 Election Ratings, Google

2010 Election Ratings

Hurricane Irene Path, ABC (click to watch video)

Hurricane Irene Path

Part 2:
(a small amount of) Perspiration

Embedding a map is so easy!

Embedding a map

My Maps (this one's from LA Times)

My Maps

45° imagery (Coverage Map)

45° imagery

Google Earth (if it looks funny, drag a bit)

Google Earth:

Crisis Response

Crisis Response

Fusion Tables

Fusion Tables



Stay in touch!

My Google+ page
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