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Bloomberg News Among First To Cover Covid-19 Pandemic

Bloomberg news was among the first channels to report on the early days of the Covid-19 pandemic. On Jan. 5…

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Personal Protective Equipment On Evening TV News At Highest Levels Of Decade

This timeline tracks depictions of personal protective equipment on ABC, CBS and NBC evening news broadcasts over the past decade,…

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Beach Imagery Increases In Covid-19 Era On CNN

The timeline below shows how often imagery of beaches has been depicted on CNN in conjunction with "virus" or "covid"…

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CNN Leads Mask Coverage But MSNBC Leads Trump Coverage

CNN has taken the lead over the past month on mentioning masks, while MSNBC's mask mentions are not that much…

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Mentions Of "Stress" Increase To Highest Levels In Decade

Mentions of the words "stress" and "stressed" have increased to their highest levels of the past 10 years on CNN,…

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Mentions Of "Justice" Increase In Trump Era

Mentions of the phrase "justice" minus mentions of "Chief Justice" and "Justice Department" increased substantially after Donald Trump's inauguration, though…

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UCL: Forecasting The Economy With Fifty Shades Of Emotions

UCL PhD candidate Sonja Tilly will be speaking at the ODSC Europe 2020 Virtual Conference that runs from September 17-19…

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Announcing The Global Relationship Graph

One of the great "grand challenges" of the field of natural language understanding lies in teaching machines to truly understand…

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Gauging The State Of The Economy With News Narrative And Sentiment

This analysis by UCL PhD candidate Sonja Tilly uses GDELT's GKG to examine economic uncertainty as seen through the eyes…

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Bookcase Imagery On Television News In The Covid-19 Era

Perhaps no iconic image better defines television news coverage of Covid-19 than the bookcase backdrop. As news channels interview their…

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CNN Continues To Rely Heavily On Cisco Webex For Interviews

Since Mar. 9 CNN has used Cisco's Webex to patch in remote guests for interviews, peaking on Apr. 4 and…

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"Author" Imagery On Television News In The Covid-19 Era

Bookcases are everywhere on television news these days, but when did they start really appearing in volume? Looking at CNN from Jan….

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Using The GKG To Compile The Top CDC & WHO Pages Linked To In The News

The CDC and WHO websites are frequently linked to in news articles as authoritative sources for information about Covid-19. But…

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Tracing Global News Citations To The CDC And WHO Websites

How often have worldwide news articles linked to URLs on the CDC and WHO websites? Using the Global Knowledge Graph…

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Facebook Audit Exposes Algorithm Biases in Policing Speech

Facebook this week released the results of its long-awaited civil rights audit, which was two years in the making. While…

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Global Trends In The Ephemerality Of Online News

The GDELT Project's Global Difference Graph recrawls each online news article it monitors again after 24 hours and after one week and…

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Global Difference Graph (GDG): Global Trends In The Ephemerality Of Online News

The Global Difference Graph (GDG) now comprises 1.3 billion change records back to August 2018. In January of last year we…

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Global Difference Graph: Trends Timeline

As the Global Difference Graph (GDG) reaches 1.3 billion records, the timeline below shows the percentage of unique URLs recrawled…

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Global Difference Graph (GDG) Reaches 1.3 Billion Records

The Global Difference Graph (GDG) has 1.3 billion records since August 2018, recording any changes with each article 24 hours…

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Frontpage News Mentions Of Masks Peaked April 4 And Faded But On Upswing Since June 16

The graph below tallies the total number of links each day that mentioned the English word "mask" as part of…

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Online News Imagery Of Masks Faded in Early April

Masks are ubiquitous today in daily life across the world. Yet interestingly, that prevalence is not reflected in online news…

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Online News Mentions Of Masks Peaked April 4 And Then Faded

Similar to how news imagery of masks peaked around April 4 and have faded since, so too have online mentions…

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Television News Has Emphasized Masks In Three Phases

Television news channels CNN, MSNBC and Fox News first started mentioning masks at measurable levels starting on Feb. 26 and…

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Using The Global Frontpage Graph To Trace Homepage Links Mentioning "Masks"

Using a single query in BigQuery it is trivial to process the complete 208-billion-link Global Frontpage Graph to examine how…