News Stream Live visualizes the steady stream of news on Spiegel Online - one of Germany’s most-read news pages – and the reactions in social media. Based on different views it can be seen the most shared and commented topics. This allows conclusions to be drawn as to which topics are particularly relevant and what the readers are interested in, as well as which topics nobody cares about.
The principal focus is on the live aspect in the form of a constantly updated view. Additionally the visualization provides an exploratory and comparative approach to view the relevance of single topics over a longer period of time.
The aim of the work is to create orientation and overview and to show coherences in the complex and constantly changing world of news.
Bachelor thesis, supervised by Prof. Tom Duscher and Prof. Dr. Norbert Schmitz,
Muthesius Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Kiel, 2015.