Map Mashup Tutorials
See our tutorials on map mashups, especially:
Also see the Google Maps User Guide, which includes instructions on embedding video in a Google map.
Journalism and other projects using maps:
Maps for storytelling
- Casino Map – Las Vegas Sun
- 13 Seconds in August – Minneapolis Star Tribune (this project uses a photo of a bridge, rather than a map, to plot the location of victims of a bridge collapse
- Going Down the Road – New York Times
Database driven maps
- CinciNavigator - Cincinnati Enquirer. Plots news stories, new businesses, smoking complaints, dog licenses and much more on a map of the city.
- Map of Parking Tickets in New York City - New York Times
- Homicides in Stanislaus County – Modesto Bee. Interactive map done by Emilie Raguso, Modesto Bee crime reporter and a UCB J-Shool grad. See also Emilie’s tutorial on using the map.
User generated maps
- Storm Stories – Spokane Spokesman Review
- Dangerous Intersections – Bay Area Newspaper Group
- Driving Detroit – Detroit Free Press
- Open Sound New Orleans
- Berkshire’s Interactive Flood Map – BBC
For more maps go to Paul Grabowicz’ Delicious bookmarks page
Additional resources and readings