Tracking Hurricane Sandy

Click on image for full interactive map at

This week we’ll be taking a look at mapping as a form of journalism. And we’ll be doing a group project built around a Google map. A well-designed map can present a lot of information quickly and efficiently; it can invite the participation of the user; and it can prompt repeat visits.

Above is an interactive map of Hurricane Sandy at Please click through and try it out. You can zoom in on a given area and get a weather forecast for local communities.


About Dan Kennedy

I am an associate professor of journalism at Northeastern University, and I'm using for my blog, Media Nation, as well as class websites.
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