US Newspapers, 1690-2011

From The Society Pages:

This visualization of the rise and fall of newspapers in America is interactive and not to be missed.Click over to the interactive visualization (or open it in a new window) and then come back and read commentary. The folks at Stanford’s Bill Lane Center for the American West have used Library of Congress records to create what they say, “would be fairer to call a “database” visualization than an omniscient creator’s-eye view of the growth of American newspapers”.

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