API/RSS

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field of interest:
How dense are the news? How news could be visually presented as a single unit?
I am using RSS from BBC News(for now) as a source. I want to built simple map of time and content. When the news is published online and what is the main subject matter? br> ( Are the news feed relevant or accurate to the current time of the event or they have been driven by "right" time to be broadcasted)
outcome:
to combine, recombine and compare different sources highlight certain concentration, density and flow of the data. I am considering grabbing more than one source of news Worldcrunch [1] and Aljazeera RSS [2]

notes on real data visualization :
* timeline consists of four time swats, where the news headlines will be displayed, embedded as links.
* simple visual id - each news represented as a data point - equal by its layout different by its content.
* behavior of the single point - need to be consider and develop furthermore?how?


Proto.jpg

so far: I am using jQuery plugin (Cross-domain RSS to JSON converter [jQuery plugin]), which requests feed from different world news then the script converts into the JSON object into javascript. The data is sorted by time - the hour of being published and placed to simple timeline. The interface consists of html + SVG.
src: http://pzwart3.wdka.hro.nl/~mlakova/news_rss/
open for proposals or how the prototype could be moved a step further
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