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Spinmeisters Of Russia: The Technicolor Hollywood Sets Of Russian Television

One of the most striking aspects of Russian television is the combination of Hollywood production values for the sets and…

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Visual Explorer: Link TV 2011 – Present To Explore Global Perspectives & World Issues

Today we are excited to announce that in collaboration with the Internet Archive's Television News Archive, selected coverage from Link…

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Spinmeisters Of Iran: Iranian State TV Story On Ilhan Omar Removal From Foreign Affairs Committee

Even as Iran has violently suppressed women's rights protests within its own borders, state television channel IRINN ran a story…

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Spinmeisters Of Iran: Iranian State TV Story About Violence Against Women In The US

The Persian-language Iranian state TV channel IRINN aired a story February 1st utilizing excerpts from U.S. media to convey that…

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Visual Explorer: Larger-Scale Persian-Language Transcription & Translation Experiments

Continuing our experiments with Persian-language transcription and translation via our automated Google Speech-to-Text API -> Translation API workflow, we have…

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WashPost: Trump's Republican Opponents Are Making A Painfully Obvious Mistake

The Washington Post's David Byler includes a timeline of mentions of Trump across cable news via the TV Explorer. Read…

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Visual Explorer: A Deeper Look At Persian-Language Speech Transcription Through GCP's Speech-to-Text API

Yesterday we explored transcribing and translating a Persian-language IRINN broadcast through Google's Speech-to-Text and Translation APIs. For those interested in…

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Spinmeisters Of Russia: A Shortage Of Foreign Car Parts & The Unsaid Impact Of Sanctions

This interesting story on Russia 1 discusses a shortage of spare parts for foreign cars in Russia. Left unsaid is…

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Visual Explorer: An Experiment With Transcribing & Translating A Persian-Language IRINN Broadcast

As we continue to explore how well our automated Google Speech-to-Text API -> Translation API workflow works on Persian-language Iranian…

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Spinmeisters Of Russia: "Koloboks" In The Snow In Moscow

Russian media covers many other stories alongside coverage of its invasion of Ukraine in an attempt to project normalcy, including…

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Spinmeisters Of Russia: The Doomsday Clock & The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty

Last week, the Science and Security Board of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists moved the hands of the Doomsday…

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Visual Explorer: Islamic Republic of Iran News Network (IRINN) To Help Scholars And Journalists Examine Government Narratives

In collaboration with the Internet Archive's Television News Archive, today we have added the Iranian government channel Islamic Republic of…

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Spinmeisters Of Russia: A Rare Voice Of Reason Against Russian First Use Of Nuclear Weapons Or Attacking NATO Depots

Retired Lieutenant-General Evgeny Buzhinsky, Chair of the PIR Center and from 2002–2009 Head of the International Treaty Directorate, Deputy Head…

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Spinmeisters Of Russia: An American Priest Who Fled The US For Russia & Bonus Story Of American Satanism

This past Sunday, the state-sponsored Russia-24 TV network aired a 42-minute program featuring an American Orthodox priest, Joseph Gleason, who…

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Google Developer Expert (GDE) 2023

It is a tremendous honor to be a Cloud GDE (Google Developer Expert) since 2015, one of just 14 Cloud…

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WashPost: How Timing And Scale Varied In The Classified Document Discoveries

The Washington Post's Philip Bump examines how cable news covered the Trump, Biden and Pence classified documents stories. Read The…

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Visual Explorer: An Early Experiment With Transcribing & Translating A Persian-Language Iran International Broadcast

To explore how well our automated transcription + translation workflow would work on Persian-language Iranian broadcasts, we selected an Iran…

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FiveThirtyEight: Is It Fair To Compare Biden's And Trump’s Classified Documents Scandals?

FiveThirtyEight examines media coverage of the Trump, Biden and Pence classified documents stories. Read The Full Article.

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CNS Research Showcase: Television As Data: Opening The Internet Archive’s Two Decade Archive Of Global Television News Spanning 50 Countries To Journalists & Scholars Through AI, Analytics, Search & Visualization

Kalev will be speaking at Indiana University's Cyberinfrastructure for Network Science Center (CNS) today on GDELT's collaborations with the Internet…

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Visual Explorer: New Interface Improvements Including Full Channel & Show Name Display

We are making a number of interface improvements to the Visual Explorer as we prepare to launch some exciting new…

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Visual Explorer: New 3 Minute Playback Clips For PressTV & Iran International

Preview clips for PressTV and Iran International are now 3 minutes long, up from their original 30 second duration to…

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Visual Explorer: New 3 Minute Playback Clips For Belarusian, Russian & Ukrainian TV News

We are excited to announce that as of today all broadcasts on the Belarusian, Russian & Ukrainian channels will now…

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Spinmeisters Of Russia: Russian TV Runs Story On Vaping

While the invasion of Ukraine dominates Russian television news coverage, they find the time to cover a variety of other…

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Spinmeisters Of Russia: Russian TV Integrates Biden's Classified Documents Story Into Narratives

Russian television is finding ways of integrating the Biden classified documents story into throwaway mentions in otherwise unrelated coverage, such…