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Evaluating The "Readability" Of Online COVID-19 News Coverage

Using our massive new dataset of readability scores of worldwide English language news coverage of 2020, how might we evaluate…

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Readability Scores Dataset For Worldwide Online News Coverage in 2020

As we seek new ways of assessing and understanding how news conveys the world each day, one thread of our…

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Trump Fading On Television News Since Election

From mid-October to election day, mentions of Donald Trump have surged across CNN, MSNBC and Fox News, but since November…

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Television News Is Still Covering Trump's Tweets

Far from fading into obscurity with his electoral loss, Trump's tweets are getting just as much attention as they ever…

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JSON-LD Scanning Of Global News Media Coming To GDELT 3.0

As we constantly evolve our underlying crawling and document identification infrastructures, we regularly evaluate the state of underlying internet technologies,…

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Mentions Of "Superspreaders" Fade On Television News

So-called "superspreaders" have been mentioned on television news throughout 2020, but surged briefly during the entire month of October, with…

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Television News Coverage Of "Social Distancing" Never Recovered After George Floyd Protests

Mentions of "social distancing" soared into the media lexicon in mid-March and accounted for 1-4% of daily airtime on CNN,…

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Mentions Of "Safe Spaces" Have Faded On Television News

The concept of "safe spaces" entered the television news lexicon around mid-2014, with Fox News focusing on them from late…

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Data Natives Unlimited 2020 Conference Today

Kalev is speaking at the Data Natives Unlimited 2020 Conference today! Learn More.

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The Crux Summit Fall 2020: Curation Enables Creation Today

Kalev is speaking today at the Crux Summit Fall 2020 in a panel titled "Curation Enables Creation" alongside Berkley's Michael…

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World Congress Of Science & Factual Producers: Big Data, Big Stories: Next Month

Attend the 2020 World Congress Of Science & Factual Producers next month to hear Kalev speak about "Big Data, Big…

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Data Natives Unlimited 2020 Conference

Kalev will be speaking at the Data Natives Unlimited 2020 Conference this week! Learn More.

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Television News Refocuses On The Pandemic

Mentions of the pandemic dropped off a cliff on television news in the leadup to the election, with MSNBC shifting…

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CNN's Covid-19 Dashboard Comes Roaring Back After Biden Win

CNN's omnipresent Covid-19 dashboard all but disappeared beginning October 27th as the channel switched to its round-the-clock election news. However,…

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GDELT 3.0: Unified Global Crawler Fleet

Historically, GDELT has operated multiple parallel crawler fleets distributed across Google Cloud Platform's global datacenters, each dedicated to a particular…

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Tucker Decomposition-Based Temporal Knowledge Graph Completion

This paper by researchers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences uses GDELT to explore temporal knowledge completion: Knowledge graphs have…

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A Primer On Mis/Disinformation, Propaganda, Falsehoods And Digital Literacy

Given the growing interest in mis/disinformation, propaganda, falsehoods, deep fakes and digital literacy, we've pulled together a collection of links…

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GDELT 3.0 Coming Soon

We are enormously excited to announce that GDELT 3.0 is at long last in the early stages of rolling out!…

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Recurrent Event Network: Autoregressive Structure Inference Over Temporal Knowledge Graphs

This paper by researchers at the University of Southern California, Quebec AI Institute and the University of Montreal examines inference…

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The Crux Summit Fall 2020: Curation Enables Creation

Kalev will be speaking at the Crux Summit Fall 2020 in a panel titled "Curation Enables Creation" alongside Berkley's Michael…

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Image Sharing Across The News: Social Media Site Overlap

Following from our graph of global news coverage image overlap, what would it look like to limit that graph to…

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Visualizing The Network Of Image Sharing Across The Global News Landscape

Each image in the Visual Global Knowledge Graph (VGKG) is analyzed by Google Cloud Vision API's "WebEntities" that performs the…

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Visual Global Knowledge Graph Expands To Coverage In All 152 Monitored Languages

Historically the Visual Global Knowledge Graph (VGKG) has only processed articles found in the GKG, which limited it to the 65…

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Global Difference Graph Covers All 152 Monitored Languages

As GDELT's transition to GDELT 3.0 accelerates, it is worth remembering that since its launch in August 2018, the Global…