One of our doctoral students spent Election Night grabbing screen captures from 98 different news Web sites, from about 11:30 P.M. EST until almost 6 a.m. Wednesday morning. The fruits of his labor are viewable at Iterasi, a free Web site that allows you to capture and save any Web page — with all its [...]
There’s a fine collection of interesting election graphics from news organizations and some magazines, at DesignO’Blog (thanks for the tip, Mark Barilla). The one from GOOD magazine, while not interactive (print version only), is worth a look — it’s about issues, not votes. You should also check out the 3-D how-each-county-voted map at washingtonpost.com. It [...]
Although the popular vote was not a landslide, the map redrawn with the size of each state scaled to represent its population makes it clear that we are a majority blue nation. An explanation of the method used is here. Via Steve Yelvington on Twitter.
I grabbed 16 screenshots throughout the evening, about half showing the vote maps at various news organizations and the other half showing the updated home pages after 11 p.m. Eastern Time. Here’s the slideshow (at Flickr). I think my favorite headline was at El País (Madrid): “Obama culmina el sueño de cambio” (Obama completes the [...]
This is the best use of Twitter so far. My gosh, I can hardly stop watching this. This is much better than news media reports (on voters voting, I mean). I have the shivers! You do NOT need to be a Twitter user to see and enjoy this. Just open the Web page and watch. [...]