Guardian's depressing, but interesting, toy

Guardian timeline toy

Not really for the faint-hearted, but the geek in me likes the potential offered by the Guardian's interactive 'Timeline' toy used on its media web pages today. If you can steel yourself against the relentlessly grim picture it paints of the media downturn, you can see other uses for what could be a handy tool to explain complex and long-running stories.

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