Outside.in Brings Blog “Buzz Map” to WashPo

Farther down I wrote about new a new neighborhood news site EveryBlock, which competes with local blog aggregator and neighborhood guide Outside.in. The latter has now done a deal with the Washington Post to visually locate blog posts and WashPo stories on a map (“Buzz Map“) and microsite powered by Outside.in.

Here are some screenshots:

Buzz Map 1

Buzz Map 2

The black circles indicate the location of the content of blog posts and the orange of Washington Post stories. It’s a nice, visual display of information that helps integrate journalism and “citizen journalism.”

2 Responses to “Outside.in Brings Blog “Buzz Map” to WashPo”

  1. Who’s Got Local News? « Screenwerk Says:

    […] are also “hyper-local” news sites such as EveryBlock or YourStreet or Outside.in. It’s probably a matter of time before Google offers a similar “map view” of news […]

  2. EveryBlock: A New Kind of ‘Newspaper’ « Screenwerk Says:

    […] newspapers to think differently about how they might present information or render data (see also, BuzzMap from Outside.in) or tap third party APIs, on top of what they’re already doing with text and […]

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