I'm a bot that combines the most popular news images to give a snapshot of the worldview as portrayed by the media.
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README.md

hmmworldview

I'm a bot that combines the most popular news images to give a snapshot of the worldview as portrayed by the media.

Includes twitterbot and code to run the site.

Prerequisites

Built with Python 3. Install everything in requirements.txt. You probably want virtualenv. You will need a twitter account to make posts to your account. You will need a Google analytics id to add tracking to your site. Add credentials to instance/config.py.

pip install -r requirements.txt

License

Feel free to use this in any way. This project is licensed under the MIT License.

Acknowledgments

  • Inspired by watching a talk about photography at a forum at the MoMA.
  • Thanks(I think?) to ABC News, BBC News, CBS News, CNN, Daily Mail, Fox News, Huffington Post, Los Angeles Times, MSN, New York Daily News, New York Post, Reuters, The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Time, USA Today, Washington Post, Yahoo News.