Journalism and Media

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  • Dynamic and interactive maps tailored specifically for journalists and news organizations.
  • Update maps and visualizations in real time.
  • Unmatched granularity and scalability. Prices that fit your needs.
  • Customize maps to match your brand.
  • Beautiful, insightful, and engaging designs.
  • Create Twitter maps of your brand or event activity

Deliver complex stories through engaging visualizations, allowing your readers to dive into the content that matters most. Get involved in a new breed of journalistic reporting and news applications, and deliver data driven maps with ease. By providing an engaging contextual layer to your data you’re able to give your readers an easy to navigate augmented experience, involving them in the story in meaningful ways. We understand that content must provide insight and engagement to make an impact, which is why we’ve made making beautiful maps easier than ever from the CartoDB Editor.

By importing your files with a click, or using the API to import and manage your data, CartoDB allows you to present stories from historical data or as they unfold in real time.

Whether you’re looking to visualize data on a county or country wide basis, CartoDB provides you with the granularity you need to make an impact. And with everything hosted in the could, your visualizations can scale to meet even the most demanding traffic requirements.

Import, track, and visualize real time data streams, such as live feeds from the most popular social networks, or import large and complex data sets. CartoDB allows you to show trends and give your readers a new window to the internet. Whether you’re visualization conflict from the Arab spring, or mapping photos and videos from the London Olympics as they come in from social media channels, CartoDB helps you build that compelling story and narrative.

Mobile and tablet ready out of the box.

With mobile and tablet readership growing quarter on quarter we understand the importance of mobile ready content delivery, which is why we’ve ensured that your stories will render the same way whether your readers are at home, in the office, or on the go.

Intuitive, quick, elastic and friendly to use.

CartoDB allows you to upload and visualize your data with minutes, and since it works with CartoCSS transforming your data into beautiful maps and visualizations has never been easier. Also, CartoDB starts really cheap and you only pay more if you maps get really popular. These are some of the reasons becouse more than 150 media companies put their trust in us.

Incredibly powerful geocoder.

Having data without geometries is a very common thing. In the CartoDB Editor you can convert this non-geo data into rich spatial datasets with just a couple of clicks. Geo-enabling your data with postal codes, counties, countries or even IP addresses is included in all plans. You never had more possibilities to create maps.

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  • Narrative maps for telling stories.
  • Social media data maps.
  • Election maps.
  • Thematic maps with demographic data.
  • Crowdsourcing applications to gather data.