Monday, June 4, 2012

US Newspapers, 1690-2011

Growth of newspapers across the US  1690-2011 (via flowing data)

Data sources: Chronicling America collection, Library of Congress, Urban population estimates from NASA

Data visualization by the Rural West Initiative, Bill Lane Center for the American West, Stanford University
Credits: Dan Chang, Krissy Clark, Yuankai Ge, Geoff McGhee, Yinfeng Qin and Jason Wang