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A Small Number of Fact-Checkers Now Define Our Reality

Social media platforms have come to define the modern digital world — and the real world it's meant to represent….

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Ranking the 2020 Democratic Candidates by Media Coverage

As the 2020 presidential race moves toward the fall, how do the candidates who appeared in the second Democratic debate…

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Announcing The Campaign 2020 Media Dashboard

Today we are excited to announce the release of the Campaign 2020 Media Dashboard! In collaboration with the Internet Archive's…

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FiveThirtyEight: Elizabeth Warren Is Attracting More Supporters And More Media Attention

FiveThirtyEight's latest weekly roundup of the 2020 Democratic race. Read The Full Article.

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GDELT Summary Now Supports Raw Result Counts

GDELT Summary now supports the DOC 2.0 API's new raw result counts in both summary and comparison modes!

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GDELT 2.0 API Now Supports Raw Result Counts

The DOC 2.0 API now supports a new "TimelineVolRaw" mode that reports the actual number of articles per time interval…

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New York Times: Which Democrats Are Leading the 2020 Presidential Race?

The New York Times' look at the 2020 Democratic field uses the TV Explorer to examine media coverage of the…

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WashPost: It's The Mainstream Anti-Immigration Rhetoric, Not The Extreme, That's Shaping American Politics

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WashPost: The Two Trumps On Display: Social Media Agitator, Reshaper Of Government

The Washington Post's Philip Bump references media trends in television news coverage of President Trump. Read The Full Article.

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Politico: 'Everyone Owes Robert Mueller A Dinner … For All Of This'

Politico Magazine uses the Television Explorer to reference the volume of television news coverage dedicated to the Mueller investigation. Read…

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FiveThirtyEight: Which Democratic Presidential Candidate Was Mentioned Most In The News Last Week?

FiveThirtyEight's latest weekly roundup of the 2020 Democratic race. Read The Full Article.

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NYTimes: How The El Paso Killer Echoed The Incendiary Words Of Conservative Media Stars

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Twitter's Ban of McConnell Shows Tech's Censorship Power

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's campaign was locked out of its own Twitter account Wednesday for sharing a cellphone video…

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Charting The Emotions Of Television News: BigQuery + TV NGrams

The new Television News Ngram Datasets make an incredible range of new analyses possible. With just a single line of…

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FiveThirtyEight: Which Democratic Presidential Candidate Was Mentioned Most In The News Last Week?

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It Was The Government Not Silicon Valley That Pioneered The Digital Surveillance State

One of the great ironies of the digital era is that we ascribe credit for today's digital surveillance state to…

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CNN's Coverage vs. 2020 Issues Viewers Deem Important

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Today's AI 'Revolution' Is More Of An Evolution

We speak of an "AI revolution" upending society overnight. Yet if we look a bit closer it seems this "revolution"…

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Do Facial Recognition Laws Matter In A Globalized World?

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Doorbell Camera Networks Reinforce The Dangers Of Crowdsourced Policing

As new technologies like doorbell camera networks embrace the idea of ordinary citizens watching surveillance cameras and identifying "suspicious" individuals…

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Doorbell Cameras Remind Us Of The Dangers Of Data Without Understanding

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How Federated Learning Combined With Gamification Could Restore Privacy To AI Training

Federated learning, combined with gamification, could provide a powerful new privacy-protecting model for training tomorrow's future deep learning models. Read…

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