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Editorialized Language Imperils Trust in Fact-Checking

When it comes to improving fact-checking, most of the focus tends to be on how fact checkers select the claims…

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WashPost: Democrats Fret Over The Never-Ending Trump Show

The Washington Post notes how television coverage of Trump towers over coverage of the entire Democratic field combined. Read The…

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Washington Monthly: Have Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg Mastered the Moment?

Washington Monthly offers its take on the Democratic race, citing the New York Times's media numbers from the Television Explorer….

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New York Times: How Pete Buttigieg and Elizabeth Warren Cracked the Code of the 2020 Race

The New York Times uses data from the TV Explorer to examine who's who in the Democratic race. Read The…

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CNN Focuses on Trump's Health, But Says Biden's Is Off-Limits

Earlier this week CNN took aim at Fox News for raising “baseless” questions about Joe Biden’s health, arguing that such…

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Which Democratic Presidential Candidate Was Mentioned Most On Cable News Last Week?

FiveThirtyEight's latest update on the 2020 Democratic media race. Read The Full Article.

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PolitiFact's Notre-Dame Retraction Illustrates Digital-Era Pitfalls

As the devastating fire raged at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris this past April, an image began circulating online of two…

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In Less Than A Decade Twitter Has Gone From Empowering Democratic Activists To Silencing Them

In a world where Twitter now silences democracy activists rather than empower them, is there any hope left for the…

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Silicon Valley Once Used The Web To Force Its Values Upon The Rest Of The World — Now Governments Do

As the world’s governments seek to turn America’s Web companies into tools of their own governments is there any hope…

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The EU Will Be The End Of Free Speech Online

The problem is that EU lawmakers once again are failing to consider the unintended consequences of their actions: in a…

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Will Increasing Government Censorship Lead To A Fragmented Web?

As governments across the world increasingly seek to extend their reach to control what is said and seen online, the…

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The EU Is Pushing The Web Towards Global Censorship Benefiting The World's Dictators

As the EU leans towards expanding its censorship globally, it is providing a blueprint for the repressive regimes of the…

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FiveThirtyEight: Which 2020 Candidate Was Mentioned Most On Cable News Last Week?

FiveThirtyEight's latest analysis of the 2020 Democratic field by Dhrumil Mehta shows Biden's continuing lead but also Buttigieg's rise. Read…

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Using Google's Video AI To Estimate The Average Shot Length In Television News

How long does a typical “shot” last on television news? Using the “Shot Change” detection feature of Google’s Video AI…

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Crowdsourcing Web Imagery Through AI To Understand Television News

Google’s Web Entities feature offers a powerful new lens through which to understand the visual realm of television news through…

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Using Google Vision API's Reverse Image Search To Find Television News Images On The Web

Using Google’s reverse image search, how much overlap is there between a week of television news and the open Web?…

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Full Measure With Sharyl Attkisson: Deep Fakes

Kalev appeared on Full Measure With Sharyl Attkisson today to discuss the emerging threat of "deep fakes." Watch The Video.

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Using Google Vision AI's Reverse Image Search To Richly Catalog Television News

While deep learning is most commonly used to directly label images, Google’s reverse image search capability adds a powerful new…

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Using AI To Catalog The Visual Narratives Of A Week Of Television News

What visual narratives, objects and activities does AI see when it watches a week of television news? Read The Full…

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In Facebook's Own Words This Week 'There Is No Privacy' On Its Platform

Just hours before Zuckerberg reassured investors about Facebook’s commitment to privacy, his own lawyers argued in court that “there is…

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Google's New 'AI Workshop' Offers Early Access To The Frontier Of AI Research

Google’s new AI Workshop represents a unique new step in Google’s efforts to democratize access to AI, opening up broader…

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The Future Of The Cloud Lies In Analyzing All Those Petabytes

The cloud has upended how we think about data. Simply storing petascale data is no longer a limiting factor. It…

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Measuring Our 'Not Normal' and 'Divisive' Times

It seems not a day goes by in the Trump Era without the media mentioning that we live in a…

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Did President Trump Help Popularize The Phrase 'Tweet Storm'?

Where did the phrase "tweet storm" come from and why is the concept so uniquely associated with Twitter? Read The…