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BigQuery Turns 10!

Google's BigQuery platform, which underlies so much of GDELT's work on understanding the world around us, turned 10 today! As…

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IEEE IPDPSW: A System For High Performance Mining On GDELT Data

This paper by researchers at the Simula Research Laboratory in Norway explores in-memory analysis of GDELT: We design a system…

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Omdena & WRI: Matching Land Conflict Events To Government Policies Via Machine Learning

This fascinating World Resources Institute (WRI) analysis uses GDELT as an index to global news coverage about land conflict events,…

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Deaths vs. Economic Pain: Cable News' Imbalanced Picture

Almost three months ago, COVID-19 became an inextricable part of American life. As the economy ground to a halt and…

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CNN: Fox News Focuses On "Obamagate" Conspiracy

CNN's "Reliable Sources" examined Fox News' coverage of "Obamagate," while Oliver Darcy also tweeted it. Read The Full Article. See…

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Asia Weekly Coronavirus Watch: Continued Economic Weakness Amid Rising Second-Wave Contagion Risks

Alicia Garcia-Herrero, Chief Economist for Asia Pacific at NATIXIS, used GDELT to analyze market sentiment around second-wave contagion risks from…

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Tara Reade All But Disappears From Television News

The rise of the #MeToo movement over the past three years meant allegations of sexual assault against powerful figures typically…

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The “Deep State” Is Coming Back In The Covid-19 Era

The phrase “deep state” entered the media lexicon in January 2017 with Donald Trump’s inauguration, reaching its pinnacle in September…

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Media Coverage Of Looming Food Shortages Has Decreased Since Late March

While the direct medical impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic have dominated headlines over the last few months, the resulting economic…

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With Covid-19 Falsehoods “Misinformation” Beats “Fake News” And “Disinformation” But Not By Much

When it comes to the myriad falsehoods swirling around the Covid-19 discourse, which term is most commonly used to describe…

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“Fake News” Has Faded Away To Be Replaced By “Misinformation” With “Disinformation” Now Second On Television News

Popularized by Mark Zuckerberg in November 2016, the phrase “fake news” was once everywhere, but has faded nearly linearly in…

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Mentions Of Obama Soar – On Fox News

CNN argued this week that a key facet of President Trump’s Covid-19 messaging strategy in recent days has been to…

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CNN Is Right That Top Health Officials Are Less Prominent On Television News Lately

CNN’s Oliver Darcy noted this week that the US Government’s top Covid-19 health officials, Dr. Deborah Birx, Dr. Anthony Fauci, Dr….

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2020 Race Enters “New Normal” Steady State Of 200-300 Biden Mentions Per Day On TV News

Like everything else in the Covid-19 era, the 2020 presidential race is adapting to its own “new normal” in media…

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Mentions Of "Testing" Decline Even As Public Health Officials Urge More

Media Matters’ John Whitehouse noted last week that since late April, mentions of “testing” have been falling across the board on television…

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Media Matters: Mentions Of "Testing" On Cable News

John Whitehouse, News Director at Media Matters, tweeted this fascinating graph last week showing how mentions of "testing" on television…

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The Perils of Facebook's 'Hateful Meme' Competition

Social media was supposed to usher in a new era of freedom of expression worldwide, eliminating government censorship. Instead, the…

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Chicago's Morning Answer: The Dan Proft Show

Kalev appeared on The Dan Proft Show on Chicago's AM 560 WIND today to talk about his latest RealClearPolitics analysis…

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The Guardian: 'Obamagate': Fox News Focuses On Conspiracy Theory Rather Than Covid-19

In an article today on Fox News' Covid-19-era coverage, The Guardian cites Philip Bump's Washington Post analysis using the TV…

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Monash SoDa Labs: On The Politics Of Distraction

This interesting analysis from Monash University's SoDa Labs explores a synthetic metric they constructed called "domestic turmoil" and assesses how…

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Fox News Decreasing Its Covid-19 Coverage Since April 26th

Since April 26th, Fox News has steadily decreased the percentage of its airtime mentioning "Covid OR coronavirus OR virus", from…

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Armenian Reporter: Trump Deepens 'Obamagate' Conspiracy Theory With Biden Unmasking Move

The Armenian Reporter covered the Washington Post's story. Read The Full Article.

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Facebook's Evidence-Free 'False' Rating

As social media platforms rely ever more heavily on outside parties to arbitrate what is “true,” one prominent journalist’s recent…

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NLP At Planetary Scale: GDELT's Language Understanding Datasets: Video

The video of Kalev's "NLP At Planetary Scale" talk is now live! Watch The Video!