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Stamen on MTV


I’ve been camped out on 51st Street next to Radio City Music Hall for the last two days with people from Twitter,Radian6, and MTV for the past two days (and nights), and we’re on deadline for tonight so a more complete post on this will have to wait, but in the meantime, there’s this to consider (from Reuters):

MTV.com, Radian6 and Stamen Bring Real-Time Online Buzz Via Twitter to Live TV For The ‘2009 MTV Video Music Awards’
MTV.com to Host Exclusive Content, Interactive Watch and Discuss Video, Dedicated Online Fashion Shows from Red Carpet and More

NEW YORK, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ — In line with efforts to bring fans closer and truly make them part of the show, MTV is teaming up with leading interactive and social media companies Radian6 and Stamen to bring fans real-time online Twitter visualization experiences to complement the “2009 MTV Video Music Awards” airing live on Sunday, September 13 at 8pm ET/PT. Popular video blogger iJustine (Justine Ezarik) will be the official VMA “Twitter Correspondent,” and will be interpreting Twitter comments during the redcarpet pre-show. The on-air component will be executed through a new interactive application created in partnership with social media measurement company Radian6 and design firm Stamen, and will bring Twitter to the television in a new and interesting manner.

That’s us in the middle, with the moon guy:

Published: 09.13.09
Updated: 12.08.21

About Stamen

Stamen is a globally recognized strategic design partner and one of the most established cartography and data visualization studios in the industry. For over two decades, Stamen has been helping industry giants, universities, and civic-minded organizations alike bring their ideas to life through designing and storytelling with data. We specialize in translating raw data into interactive visuals that inform, inspire and incite action. At the heart of this is our commitment to research and ensuring we understand the challenges we face. We embrace ambiguity, we thrive in data, and we exist to build tools that educate and inspire our audiences to act.