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Breakingstory: visualizing change in online news

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Breakingstory: visualizing change in online news
BreakingStory is an interactive system for visualizing change in online news. The system regularly collects the text from the front pages of international daily news web sites. It allows users to search over the collection and view the frequency of occurrence of keywords in graphic, tabular, and full text formats. Results from the system are shown over time, and can be filtered geographically. The system was developed using a user-centered design process that included rapid prototyping and informal user testing. It provides a new way of viewing the news that incorporates a sense of history. Keywords visualization, news analysis, WWW, search user interfaces, iterative design OVERVIEW News as a genre has always been crisis-driven, focusing on today's "breaking story". With few exceptions, even events of previous days get only cursory reference, and broader historical context is completely lacking. As news moves to the Internet, the potential exists for an ever more rapid ...
Jean Anne Fitzpatrick, James Reffell, Moryma Aydel
Added 05 Jul 2010
Updated 05 Jul 2010
Type Conference
Year 2003
Where CHI
Authors Jean Anne Fitzpatrick, James Reffell, Moryma Aydelott
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