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Current events timeline?
August 30, 2005 8:05 PM   Subscribe

I'm looking for some timelines that chart recent/current events - for instance, a timeline that logs the major news stories in the months leading up to the 2004 election; or, a timeline that charts important stories in the war on terror since/before 9/11. Doesn't have to be links, could just be headlines. thanks for any suggestions
posted by greggish to Media & Arts (9 answers total)
 
google has zeitgeist, which is close to what you're looking for. I don't see it now, but it used to have timelines of things.
posted by Wild_Eep at 8:20 PM on August 30, 2005


Will this help?
posted by growabrain at 8:29 PM on August 30, 2005


yeah the wikipedia would be functional...i was thinking a little more graphical. Even an example of one particular issue's development mapped out against a timeline. (A somewhat related example i just found: timeline of Bush's popularity as mapped against terror alerts. I'm more interested in plain old headlines than this, though.)
posted by greggish at 8:40 PM on August 30, 2005


go through the NYT Multimedia section. They have a ton in a bunch of different formats. That search doesn't find all the single image timelines I've seen, like a few published during the Plame/Rove leak.
posted by raaka at 9:08 PM on August 30, 2005


How about the Center for Cooperative Research's timelines?
posted by entropy at 11:27 PM on August 30, 2005


Try the Newseum
posted by jontyjago at 12:31 AM on August 31, 2005


2004 on wikipedia. They have all the years, just change the URL, or "drill down" to the date you want from this page.
posted by delmoi at 8:21 AM on August 31, 2005


The center for coop research looks particularly promising, but they seem to be in jeopardy...i will look around there more, might make a donation to help them out. Thanks!
posted by greggish at 5:14 PM on August 31, 2005


Try 10 by 10
posted by clgregor at 6:06 PM on August 31, 2005


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