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We're Talking About "Contactless" Again

Mentions of "contactless" delivery first entered the television news lexicon in late March and surged in April before fading, but…

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We're Talking Less About "Delivery" Compared With Earlier In The Pandemic

The timeline below shows the percentage of daily television news airtime mentioning the word "delivery" by day over the course…

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Web News Ngrams Reach 15.9 Billion Records

The 152-language Web News NGram dataset that runs January 1, 2019 through present, has reached 15.9 billion records, where each…

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The Very Different Views Of "Economic Uncertainty" On General And Business Television News

How can we measure the degree of "economic uncertainty" being expressed in the news each day? Scholars like Alexopoulos & Cohen and Baker, Bloom…

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"Outdoors" Mentioned On Television News This Year More Than The Past Decade

Unsurprisingly for a year in which the indoors have been viewed as a dangerous place, mentions of "outdoor" and the…

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Electric Cars Surge On Television News A Decade After Last Coverage Increase

Electric cars were mentioned steadily frmo 2009 through early 2012, but faded and have had few mentions in the years…

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Television News Mentions And Web Searches For "Wildlife" Decreasing

This year's pandemic-driven rules around social distancing and the dangers of indoor proximity have prompted a newfound discussion of the…

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Automatic JSON-LD Correction Coming To The Global Embedded Metadata Graph

With the release of the Global Embedded Metadata Graph, we're seeing just how bad the state of JSON compliance is…

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UTF-8, UTF-16 & Beyond The Unicode BMP: Lessons From The Global Embedded Metadata Graph

While fairly rare in the body text of news coverage, with the release of the Global Embedded Metadata Graph, we're…

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Global Embedded Metadata Graph Historical Backfile Coming Soon

Based on the excitement and fantastic feedback we've been receiving about the new Global Embedded Metadata Graph and its usefulness,…

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Explaining The Shift In Television News Readability Scores

What might explain the profound change in the readability of television news coverage over the past decade? As the timeline…

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Comparing Television News Readability Between Transcripts And Closed Captioning

When it comes to translating television news into searchable text, both realtime closed captioning and cleaned post-broadcast rush transcripts are…

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Identifying Invalid JSON-LD Through The Global Embedded Metadata Graph

How might we use the Global Embedded Metadata Graph to identify invalid JSON-LD code in news articles? The following query…

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Compiling A Histogram Of META Tags From The Global Embedded Metadata Graph

What are the most common attributes seen in <META> tags on the open web? Earlier today, with around 12 hours…

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Comparing Covid-19 Coverage Across National, International, Business and CSPAN Television News

How has the attention paid to Covid-19 varied across different classes of television channels? The charts below plot the percentage…

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"Great Barrington Declaration" Receives Little Television News Attention

The Great Barrington Declaration received a brief burst of attention in October, but has seen few mentions since. MSNBC has covered it…

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"Herd Immunity" Mentions Resume On Television News

Since mid-March, discussion of "herd immunity" has ebbed and flowed on television news, with an initial wave lasting until the…

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Bitcoin Mentions Surge On Business Television News

Mentions of bitcoin on business television news channels Bloomberg, CNBC and Fox Business began picking up in May 2017 and…

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Using The Global Embedded Metadata Graph To Explore Trends In JSON-LD

How can we use the new Global Embedded Metadata Graph to explore some of the trends in metadata usage in a day…

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Using The Global Embedded Metadata Graph To Explore Trends In META Tags

How can we use the new Global Embedded Metadata Graph to explore some of the trends in metadata usage in…

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Announcing The Global Embedded Metadata Graph

We are enormously excited today to announce the debut of the Global Embedded Metadata Graph (GEMG), which records the hidden…

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The Ethiopian Conflict On Television News: US Versus The World

The timeline below plots the weekly airtime covering the Ethiopian conflict across a selection of US and international television channels…

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Ethiopian Conflict Receives Little US Television News Attention

As fighting in Ethiopia intensifies, the timeline below shows it is receiving little mention on American television news. In fact, …

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"Conspiracy" Mentions Surge On Television News In Trump Era

The timeline below shows the percentage of monthly airtime across CNN, MSNBC and Fox News mentioning the words "conspiracy" or…