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"News in Proportion": mapping Chronicling America results

Announcing a new information visualization tool: http://esperr.github.io/newsinproportion/

News in Proportion takes a search of the Chronicling America newspaper database and maps those results by state in order to highlight regional variations. The innovation in this case is that one's search is mapped proportionally – not only raw counts, but also how those counts compare to the number of pages digitized for each state (which, unsuprisingly, vary a great deal).

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