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Okay, if Facebook and Google aren’t publishers: How about editors?
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June 6, 2013, 12:53 p.m.
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Fresh off the cicada hunt, WNYC’s data team has relaunched its Hurricane Tracker. The embeddable tool uses data from the National Hurricane Center to follow any tropical storms that make their way up the Atlantic coast. The team originally built the tracker last year in advance of Hurricane Sandy.

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Okay, if Facebook and Google aren’t publishers: How about editors?
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