Thursday, April 25, 2013
Journalists Under Threat
324 journalists in Italy were threatened in 2012. Ma Chi Me Lo Fa Fare (Why Am I Doing This?) uses Google Maps to show the location of the 312 journalists who were threatened last year and to provide heat maps showing which Italian regions have witnessed the most threats made against journalists.
Ma Chi Me Lo Fa Fare has used the BatchGeo Google Maps creation tool to provide three different maps. The first map plots all the cases where Italian journalists have been threatened and users of the map can click on the individual map markers to read more about each individual case.
Two other maps on Ma Chi Me Lo Fa Fare provide heat maps showing where journalists have been most and least threatened in the country.