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The Rapidian adds photo of the day archive and expands media map

by (George)

Submitted 11-09-2011 under OPINION

It’s been a little while since we rolled out the newest incarnation of The Rapidian, but we are still working on things behind the scenes. Here is a brief overview of a few of the new features our wonderful Drupal developer, Ron Woldyk, has...

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Where do you live?

by (George)

Submitted 08-09-2011 under OPINION

A couple weeks ago I previewed one of The Rapidian’s newest features - the neighborhood drill down. That article showed one of the ways that The Rapidian is collecting geographical information about each of the stories on the site and...

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New Feature Tuesday: Suggestions Slider

by (George)

Submitted 11-23-2010 under OPINION

From The Rapidian staff: A new feature announcement on a Tuesday can really only mean one thing. That’s right, it’s New Feature Tuesday! 
 
This time we only have one new feature that we are ready to talk about, the suggestions slider, and actually...

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Bylines, RSS feeds, mapping and Facebook stuff: The Rapidian has some new features!

by (George)

Submitted 10-26-2010 under OPINION

Now that the craziness of ArtPrize is behind us, we can breathe and finally tell you about the new features we have quietly launched on (and off) the site over the last couple of weeks. That's right, people, it's "New Feature Tuesday" again! ...

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Catalyst Radio: Community Research Institute maps down to the block level for all 32 neighborhoods

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 10-08-2010 under NONPROFITS

Jeremy Pyne of the Johnson Center's Community Research Institute is in studio to talk about the Grand Rapids-based mapping project that cross-references census information with GR neighborhoods and other W. Michigan counties and visualizes that...

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Four or five new features we may just develop next

by (George)

Submitted 08-10-2010 under OPINION

Features, features, features. It’s nearly all we can think about in The Rapidian’s IT HQ. While we may have unveiled our newest, most solid suite of updates a mere two weeks ago, we are quick to look at what’s coming next. After some deep...

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Location, Location, Location: Why We Map Stories

by (George)

Submitted 06-18-2010 under OPINION

From The Rapidian staff*: From the beginning, story mapping has been a key component of The Rapidian. With that in mind we built the site so that it would be easy for reporters to enter geographical information into their stories and events...

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