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In An Era Of Unlimited Photos What Are We Really Capturing About The World?

Kalev's latest Forbes piece explores how the explosion of mobile phone cameras is generating a world in which Facebook alone hosted more than a quarter trillion photographs in 2013, but what are we really capturing about the world and how will we preserve all of those images into the future? Read The Full Article.

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The Future Of Open Access In Academic Publishing

Kalev's latest piece for Forbes, "The Future Of Open Access: Why Has Academia Not Embraced The Internet Revolution?" explores the open access revolution in academic publishing. It was even tweeted by PLOS. Read the Full Article.

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AEI: Liberal Vs Conservative Television News Coverage Of Trump

The American Enterprise Institution (AEI) recently published a study in the April 25, 2016 issue of National Review exploring liberal versus conservative television news coverage of Trump's campaign, uncovering some fascinating findings, including that liberal television networks emphasized Trump more heavily than conservative networks in the first half of his campaign, while coverage has become nonpartisan starting […]

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Visual Global Knowledge Graph (VGKG) April 2016 Snapshot Dataset

Following in the footsteps of our February snapshot, we're releasing an April 2016 snapshot of the Visual Global Knowledge Graph (VGKG) by popular demand! This snapshot is in CSV format, one Article/Image per row, with the following columns (in order of appearance): DATE. (Timestamp in YYYYMMDDHHMMSS format to the nearest 15 minutes when the article […]

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FiveThirtyEight's Nate Silver Uses Candidate Television Tracker

Nate Silver, the founder of FiveThirtyEight, used GDELT's 2016 Candidate Television Tracker, which uses data from the Internet Archive's Television News Archive, to comment on Trump's television coverage as part of his live analysis of the April 26th primaries. Read More. (Search for "GDELT" in the page)

The Big Data Viz Challenge Sponsored By Google And Tableau

The Big Data Viz Challenge Sponsored By Google And Tableau

We're enormously excited by the Big Data Viz Challenge, sponsored by Google and Tableau, and can't wait to see what some of the world's most talented data scientists and visualization experts are able to come up with! Learn More. Details.

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GDELT Visual Knowledge Graph Reaches 46 Million Images

We are tremendously excited to announce that as of this afternoon, the GDELT Visual Knowledge Graph (VGKG) has reached 46 million images processed through Google's Cloud Vision API deep learning neural network algorithms, making it what we believe is the largest open dataset of deep learning processing of images. Each day GDELT feeds more than half a […]

GDELT 2.0: The Planet in Realtime in 65 Languages and 2,300 Emotions and Themes

Using BigQuery Table Decorators To Lower Query Cost

As GDELT has grown at an exponential rate, the size and complexity of its data archives means it takes ever greater computing power to work with. The GDELT 1.0 Events database now totals 376 million records mentioned a total of 3.7 billion times, while the GDELT 2.0 Events database, which incorporates the massive firehose of local news […]

GDELT 2.0: The Planet in Realtime in 65 Languages and 2,300 Emotions and Themes

New GKG 2.0 Article Metadata Fields

With the debut this week of our massive new document extraction platform, we are tremendously excited to unveil several new metadata fields added to the Global Knowledge Graph (GKG 2.0). As of yesterday all GKG 2.0 records will now include several new extracted fields in their "XMLExtras" field (the last column of each GKG record). […]

GDELT 2.0: The Planet in Realtime in 65 Languages and 2,300 Emotions and Themes

Announcing Our Newest Generation Document Extraction Platform

We are enormously excited to announce that over the last several days we have gradually phased in the newest generation of our document extraction platform, responsible for identifying and extracting the body of each web page from its surrounding headers, footers, navigation bars, insets, related inserts, advertisements, and the myriad other clutter that fills up the screen. […]

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IRIN News: The Alan Kurdi Effect And Media Coverage Of Refugees

Ben Parker of IRIN News put out a fascinating graph showing the positive/negative emotional tone of UK news coverage of refugees after the widely publicized photographs of three-year-old Alan Kurdi's death that became iconic images of the refugee crisis. The graph makes clear how strongly the images affected UK news coverage of the crisis, prompting […]

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US News & World Report Features Candidate Television Tracker

Marilyn Thompson and Andrew Levine write for US News & World Report about Trump's television dominance and use GDELT's 2016 Candidate Television Tracker, which uses data from the Internet Archive's Television News Archive, to comment on television coverage of his campaign. Read the Full Article.

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The Guardian Features Candidate Television Tracker

Lauren Gambino writes for The Guardian about Megyn Kelly's interview with Katie Couric about Trump's campaign and uses GDELT's 2016 Candidate Television Tracker, which uses data from the Internet Archive's Television News Archive, to comment on television coverage of his campaign. Read the Full Article.

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Salon Features Candidate Television Tracker

Eric Boehlert writes for Salon about Trump's campaign and uses GDELT's 2016 Candidate Television Tracker, which uses data from the Internet Archive's Television News Archive, to comment on television coverage of his campaign. The piece was originally published in Media Matters. He also wrote an earlier piece in March about Trump's media dominance for the Huffington Post as […]

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Iraq99 Features Candidate Television Tracker

Aqeel Mohammed Ghlim writes for Iraq99 about Donald Trump's rise to media fame and Megyn Kelly's interview and uses GDELT's 2016 Candidate Television Tracker, which uses data from the Internet Archive's Television News Archive, to comment on television coverage of his campaign. Read the Full Article.

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LA Times Features Candidate Television Tracker: Bernie Blackout

David Lauter of the LA Times used GDELT's 2016 Candidate Television Tracker, which uses data from the Internet Archive's Television News Archive, to comment on the state of television coverage of the candidates and how the so-called "Bernie Blackout" phenomena does not appear to be genuine. Read the Full Article.

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Automatic Results Translation Added To Fulltext Search API

Given that GDELT currently monitors and translates news from 65 languages in realtime, when you use the Full Text Search API you will frequently be presented with search results in a wide array of languages that you yourself may not be able to read. To help with this, you can now add "&trans=googtrans" to the HTML […]