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Machines Watching Television News: A Visual Entity Graph Over Evening News Broadcasts 2010-2019

What would it look like to have machines watch a decade of ABC, CBS and NBC evening television news broadcasts…

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Stanford's HAI Artificial Intelligence Index 2019 Annual Report

Stanford's Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI) released its 2019 annual report today on the state of AI that includes…

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WashPost: Trump's Strongest Supporters Agree With A Key Argument Of His: The Media Can't Be Trusted

The Washington Post's Philip Bump explores the parallel worlds of political coverage on the major television networks. Read The Full…

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Misspellings In The News: Buffett & Volcker

Earlier this week the Wall Street Journal noted how certain names are frequently misspelled in the news media, including Warren…

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Vancouver Sun: Douglas Todd: Has Twitter Become 'Demonic'?

An article in today's Vancouver Sun quotes from one of Kalev's assessments of the state of social media today. Read…

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WashPost: Horowitz's Report Breaks Sean Hannity's Mantra

The Washington Post's Erik Wemple explores television news coverage of Horowtiz. Read The Full Article.

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Lessons Learned From Machines 'Watching The News' Through Television News Transcripts

What would it look like to let machines "watch" a decade of television news by reading their closed captioning transcripts?…

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A Deep Learning-Powered Entity Graph Over Television News 2009-2019

This past July we unveiled a massive decade-long non-consumptive television news ngram dataset, offering one-word and two-word histograms at half…

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Visualizing The Most Important People Of A Specific Day: December 6, 2019

Rather than examine the most important people of 2019 as a whole or those dominating the discourse around free trade…

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Visualizing The Top People & Connections Relating To Free Trade In 2019

Free trade was a central economic topic this year, but who were the people and the connections between them that…

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Visualizing The Top People & Connections Of 2019

Who were the most important people of 2019 through the eyes of the world's news media and what were the…

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Trump Dominates TV Landscape; Impeachment Casts Vast Shadow

As House Democrats rush to impeach President Trump this month, it is worth reflecting on just how large he has…

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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 candidates. Read…

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A Chronology Of The Most Important People & Places 2016-2019 Using Google's Cloud Inference API & Cloud Natural Language API

Yesterday we showed how Google's Cloud Inference API could be used to create a "trending topics" service by using Google's…

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BBVA: Geo-World: Conflict & Protest November

BBVA's latest monthly look at the state of the world. Read The Full Article.

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Using Google's Cloud Inference API & Cloud Natural Language API To Create A 'Trending Topics' Timeline

Google's Cloud Inference API offers an incredibly powerful lens through which to explore the innate hidden patterns of vast archives…

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IJR: The Andrew Yang Media Blackout Might Be Real

IJR cites Axios' analysis using the TV Explore that found Bloomberg has gotten vastly more mentions than Yang despite just…

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Announcing The Television News Research Chyrons / 'Lower Third' Dataset

Since August 2017, the Internet Archive's Television News Archive has compiled a daily chyron ("lower third") dataset called "Third Eye,"…

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This Has Been The Year Of 'Flight Shame'

The phrase "flight shame" has been appearing more and more frequently in worldwide online news this year, having first started…

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Axios: Michael Bloomberg Is Off To An Attention-Grabbing Start

Axios' latest look at the state of the 2020 field uses the TV Explorer to find that Bloomberg was mentioned…

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'Fake Meat' Vs 'Impossible Meat': A Case Study In Branding

As plant-based proteins attract newfound attention, which term is gaining the most traction? Terms like "fake meat" or brand names…

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Tracing The Trajectory Of 'Criminal Justice' In the News

The phrase "criminal justice" is finding increasing but divergent adoption in the press, often leading to cases like today's descriptions…

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Mass Ingest Workflows With Google's Cloud Storage Streaming Transfers

Beneath all massive data-driven analyses lie vast archives of data that in many cases originate outside the cloud. Google's Cloud…

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Fox News & Fox Business Emphasize Horowitz

The Washington Post's Eric Wemple chronicled earlier this week how Fox has been placing an outsized emphasize on discussion of…