Anxiety-Related Language In Global Online News Continues At High Levels

Two weeks ago we showed that anxiety-related language in global English online news coverage had soared since early February and stabilized at almost double its typical rate. This trend has continued, with words relating to anxiety maintaining their elevated usage through present.

Calculating the graph above took just a single query in BigQuery using our Web NGrams dataset, see the underlying query for more details or to apply your own tonal dictionary!