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Will Twitter's New 'Conversational Health' Initiative Really Fix The Online World?

Will Twitter’s new "conversational health" initiative be a powerful tool for fixing Twitter or will we merely have a pretty…

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WashPost: The Parkland Shooting Is Different – The News Coverage Proves It

The Washington Post's Rachel Siegel explores television coverage of mass shootings and how the Parkland shooting appears to be different….

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Announcing the GDELT Global Frontpage Graph (GFG)

Today we announce the alpha release of a powerful new tool for understanding both global events and the narratives that…

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WashPost: How Often The Cable News Networks Have Discussed Jared Kushner In Prime Time This Week

The Washington Post's Philip Bump uses the TV Explorer to example how often Jared Kushner was mentioned in primetime on…

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Should Silicon Valley Take A Stand Against Governments To Protect Our Digital Rights?

Silicon Valley has grown up from the idealist visionaries and scrappy startups that saw the Internet as the ultimate expression…

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Global Fishing Watch And The Power Of Data To Understand Our Natural World

Global Fishing Watch’s dual stories of creative repurposing of data and the use of AI to make sense of a…

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Beneath The Gleaming Veneer Of Data Are Good Old Fashioned Flawed Humans

How a recent hotel stay perfectly captures how gleaming automation is disrupted by the humans that use it: from a…

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Internet Archive Blog: TV Explorer 2.0

The Internet Archive's blog today prominently features the new Television Explorer 2.0 and some of the ways it has been…

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Vox: Teenagers Are Doing The Impossible: Keeping America's Attention On Guns

Vox's Albert Chang explores how media coverage of gun control has evolved over time. Read The Full Article.

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Daily Helmsman: Conversations About Gun Violence

The University of Memphis' student newspaper The Daily Helmsman used the TV Explorer to examine the past decade of American…

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What The Russian Indictments Say About The Power Of Social Media

Has social media become so powerful that a small team and a few million dollars can now determine the head…

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WashPost: How The Response To The Shooting In Parkland Compares To Other Recent Massacres

The Washington Post's Philip Bump explores how American television news networks have covered gun violence over the past decade and…

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Government Cybersecurity Through Obscurity And Paying Attention To Data Lifecycles

An NSF survey's use of late night phone surveys from unknown numbers and argument that confirming encryption use is dangerous…

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Vox: Fox News’s Appalling Past 72 Hours, Analyzed

Vox's Alvin Chang explores 72 hours in the life of Fox News as it covers several major recent stories and…

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How Bad Data Practice Is Leading To Bad Research

Honest statistical error, misunderstanding of data and methods, failure to normalize, malicious manipulation and copy-paste Google Scholar-ship – poor data…

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NSF's New Initiative To Bring The Cloud Era To Academic Big Data Research

NSF’s new collaboration to make Amazon, Google and Microsoft cloud credits available for academic research finally gives "big data" researchers…

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Steven Pinker's "Enlightment Now" Mentions Culturomics 2.0

In his new book and a recent extract of it published in The Guardian, renowned Harvard psychologist Steven Pinker mentions…

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Television Explorer Adds Russia Today (RT)

We've completed the addition of the July 2010 – present Russia Today (RT) English language backfile to the Television Explorer!…

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Television Comparer Launches!

We're excited today to announce the launch of the brand new Television Comparer! Using the same platform as the main…

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The New Television Explorer Launches!

We are incredibly excited to announce today the debut of the new 2.0 version of the Television Explorer, part of…

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WashPost: Cable News Doesn't Talk About The Debt As Much As It Used To

The Washington Post's Philip Bump uses the Television Explorer to track changing coverage of the national debt. Read The Full…

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Vox: #ReleaseTheMemo Succeeded. Here's How The Mainstream Media Helped

Vox covers how domestic television news coverage helped advance the #ReleaseTheMemo agenda. Read The Full Article.

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Television Explorer: New Inventory Tables

With the forthcoming release of the Television Explorer 2.0 platform, we are excited to announce the availability of our new…

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GDELT Analysis Emails Working Again

We rely on a major third party email infrastructure vendor to send outgoing emails from the GDELT Analysis site and…