mapping and relating mainstream news

Buzztracker is software that visualizes frequencies and relationships between locations in the Google world news directory. It comes along via pasta and vinegar who comments on it the following:

These sort of map are more and more relevant with regard to the increasing amount of information we are dealing with (or at least infojunkies are addicted to).

I like when a limited parsing is done like featuring connections / patterns in buzztracker or the winners / losers in “in the news”.

Buzztracker daily image

the image shows a small version of buzztracker – click into the image
and see the software at work

UPDATE (25.05.05): GAP (Global Attention Profiles) as a missing link here came to my attention via

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