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Saudades de Brooklyn


From the Gotham Gazette and its public policy forums to the Brooklyn Eagle, the paper once edited by Walt Whitman, Brooklyn is hog heaven for the sort of person who likes to spend all their time drinking coffee and scanning the column inches.

The image is a visualisation of press Web sites linked, directly or indirectly, to Arts & Letters Daily. The ailing neocon Sun is here — technically, a Manhattan-based paper for the Upper East Saide– and neighborhood editions from Williamsburg to Greenpoint (which adjoin one another in real life.) The neocon journal to end all neocon journals: The Brooklyn Papers.

The scatological Fucked in Park Slope.

Dumbo and Brooklyn Heights. The crashing finale of Rhapsody in Blue as fireworks explode over the Statue of Liberty.Baita saudades.

This map of the media ecology of Brooklyn was produced using WIRE, Pajek and gephi.