THE DATABASE OF TURKISH NEWSPAPER'S MAPS


Sarin P., Uluğtekin N. N.

7th International Conference on Cartography and GIS, Sozopol, Bulgaristan, 18 - 23 Haziran 2018, ss.904-908 identifier

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  • Basıldığı Şehir: Sozopol
  • Basıldığı Ülke: Bulgaristan
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.904-908

Özet

The map is the unique tool to show spatial relationships in the world. Because of that, written and visual media frequently give a place maps as a graphic element. Thus, the study focuses on the maps which published in the newspapers. The main aim of this study is collecting, categorizing and archiving maps' contents of 8 newspapers, which were published since the Alphabet Revolution of Turkish Republic (1928) to year 2000. During the study, maps and visuals resembling maps have been examined and classified by cartographic rules and their themes in a Web based database. The primary objective of the study is to archive these maps, analyze their Cartographic levels and determine their roles in the news to show map use in all part of the newspapers and to prove the importance of Cartography in spreading knowledge through maps in the news. It is believed, a new Cartographic perspective has been contributed to existing literature.