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Media Focus on Trump Has Been Remarkably Stable

The Era of Trump has been a blessing for America’s news media, giving them a never-ending stream of stories that…

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WashPost: Who Counts As A Major Democratic Primary Candidate? You Tell Us.

The Washington Post's Philip Bump created this great interactive demonstration of how hard it can be to select what the…

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FiveThirtyEight: Sanders 2020 Is Off To A Faster Start Than Sanders 2016

FiveThirtyEight's Oliver Roeder examines Bernie Sanders' television coverage and compares his 2016 and 2020 starts. Read The Full Article.

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FiveThirtyEight: Bernie Sanders And Pete Buttigieg Had A Good Week On Cable News

FiveThirtyEight's Oliver Roeder and Dhrumil Mehta explore how the major stations covered the Democratic candidates over the past week. Read…

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WashPost: Television News Coverage Of The 2020 Democrats Is Uneven – But Not In The Way You Might Think

The Washington Post's Philip Bump explores how television news is covering the 2020 Democratic field and the differences between its…

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Biden Coverage Dwarfed By Mueller Report On MSNBC, CNN

Former Vice President Biden has been making headlines this week as his potential presidential campaign gears up, but surely not…

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20th Annual University Of Illinois Web Conference Opening Keynote

Kalev presented the opening keynote of the 20th Annual University Of Illinois Web Conference today! It was a tremendous honor…

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20th Annual University Of Illinois Web Conference Workshop

Kalev presented one of the pre-conference workshops at 20th Annual University Of Illinois Web Conference today, exploring what it really…

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MSNBC Keeps Mueller Story Alive But the Public Is Done

Last Sunday, Attorney General William Barr released his summary of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report, putting an end to two…

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WashPost: Why An Anti-Ocasio-Cortez Chant At A Trump Rally Was All But Inevitable

The Washington Post's Philip Bump looks at how CNN, MSNBC and Fox News have covered AOC and her popularity across…

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Vox: Do Male Candidates Get More Coverage Than Women? It's Complicated

Vox's Anna North uses FiveThirtyEight's media analysis to examine the role of gender in the media coverage of the 2020…

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Two New NGram Datasets For Exploring How Television News Has Covered Trump And Mueller

Most analyses of television news coverage explore differences in media attention across topics, over time, between networks or all of…

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Latin American Advisor: Energy Advisor

Kalev appears in the March 29th issue of The Dialogue's Latin America Advisor: Energy Advisor discussing his Forbes piece exploring…

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Financial Times: How Facebook Could Target Ads In Age Of Encryption

The Financial Times spoke with Kalev for their recent coverage of Facebook's evolving advertising machine in the age of encryption….

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Campaign 2020: Getting Started With GDELT For Tracking The US Presidential Race

As the United States' 2020 presidential race begins in earnest, here are just a few of the ways GDELT can…

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Newsroom: The AI Failures Of Facebook & YouTube

New Zealand's Newsroom referenced Kalev in its coverage of how the AI systems of the major social platforms failed to…

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Data Science Has Become About Lending False Credibility To Decisions We've Already Made

One of the greatest failures of data science has been the way in which it has devolved from the genuine…

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Silicon Valley – Not Governments – Will Kill Encryption

It is Silicon Valley that will roll back the protections of encryption, not for the needs of governments to combat…

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Could Facebook Start Mining Decrypted WhatsApp Messages For Ads And Counter-Terrorism?

Facebook’s efforts to monetize an end-to-end encrypted environment and recent remarks by Mark Zuckerberg himself raise the question of whether…

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Facebook Succeeded In Killing Cybersecurity Like It Did Privacy

Two billion users no longer care that Facebook shares their data with myriad companies all over the world to misuse…

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Facebook's Password Breach Suggests The Public Sees Cybersecurity As Obsolete

As Facebook suffers security breach after breach after breach after breach without any consequence and continues to grow rapidly, it…

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Facebook Reminds Us That Binary Deep Learning Classifiers Don't Work For Content Moderation

Rather than treating everything as a binary classification problem, we need to recognize that some problems require more complex deep…

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Facebook's Failed AI Showcases The Dangers Of Technologists Running The World

The world’s most influential social media company appears to lack even the most rudimentary understanding of the deep learning and…

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WashPost: Cable News Has Covered A Dead Senator More Than Living Flood Victims

The Washington Post's Philip Bump explores how television news has mentioned John McCain more than the massive floods in Nebraska…