Geography in the News: Geographic Calibrations

See on Scoop.itRhode Island Geography Education Alliance

“Occasionally we need to be reminded that the concepts of distance and area are important to the day-to-day understanding of breaking news stories, as well as many of our daily personal decisions. Although modern communications and transportation have reduced the roles of distance and area in some activities, by no means has it eliminated the utility of these concepts.”  

This classic Geography in the News highlights the importance of basic geographic concepts to understand and contextual global news. 

See on newswatch.nationalgeographic.com

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