Following the news that Soham killer Ian Huntley was attacked in prison over the weekend, I decided to have a look at the reaction this story was getting online.
First, a quick look at how the story was handled in 2 very different newspapers.
Using the ManyEyes Word Tree visualization, I copied articles from The Guardian and The Daily Mail to see how the name Huntley was handled, and which words followed it in the articles.
Can YOU guess which visualization belongs to which newspaper?
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