Mouse the map to see who's where.
But beware: like all maps, this one lies. That is, it is hopelessly subjective and consists mainly of people and research groups I know first-hand. Rather than being regarded as comprehensive or authoritative, it's perhaps best viewed as a sketch that might suggest some outlines of a new media community in this part of the country.
The trajectories of individual careers are fluid, but there do seem to be a number of interesting people concentrated in the Mid-Atlantic right now; these are some of them.