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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!

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WashPost: Trump And His Allies Are Much More Interested In Talking Flynn Than Coronavirus

Philip Bump's latest analysis for the Washington Post examines how Fox News has shifted its coverage from Covid-19 to Michael…

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Announcing The GDELT Context 2.0 API

We're incredibly excited to announce today the release of the GDELT Context 2.0 API! This newest addition to the stable…

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China Data Institute: Understanding The Covid-19 Data Of The US And China

This video by the China Data Institute surveys datasets around Covid-19 including GDELT. Watch The Full Video.

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A Four-Month Look At Part Of Speech Distribution In A Multilingual World

In January, we visualized one week's worth of the part of speech distribution of the 11 languages annotated by Google's…

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NY-NLP: NLP At Planetary Scale: GDELT's Language Understanding Datasets

Kalev is the May 11th speaker for the Natural Language Processing – New York (NY-NLP) meetup. GDELT today encompasses more…

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Computing The Extended Moral Foundations Dictionary (eMFD) Scores For Online News In 2020

With a single SQL query and the Online News Ngram Dataset, its possible to run large-scale macro emotional assessments of online…

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Using GDELT's Data Ecosystem To Understand The World: Best Practices & Workflows

GDELT today encompasses more than 3 trillion datapoints spanning more than 200 years across 152 languages. Its datasets span text,…

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Comparing News Coverage Of Media Industry Unemployment With Rise In "Opening Up" Coverage

The journalism world in the US has been hit hard by the economic damage from shutting down the economy to…

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Mentions Of "Herd Immunity" Steady

After rocking into the media lexicon March 13th and peaking a day later, "herd immunity" has remained relatively stable ever…

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Mentions Of "Wuhan Lab" Back On Television News Though Fox Still Takes The Lead

President Trump helped popularize the phrase "Wuhan Lab" as the administration promoted the theory that Covid-19 was either created in…

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Examining Trends in Moral News Framing Across a Decade of Television Coverage

Yesterday we released Extended Moral Foundations Dictionary scores for television news. To help you understand how to use these new…

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Mapping The Extended Moral Foundations Dictionary (eMFD) "care_sent" Score For Television News In 2020

Using the new Extended Moral Foundations Dictionary scores for television news, it is trivial to map how the moral foundations…

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Only Fox News Seems Interested In Tara Reade's Biden Accusation

Two years ago, Christine Blasey Ford's allegations of sexual assault by Brett Kavanaugh received wall-to-wall coverage on television news for nearly an…

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Mired In Semantics, Fact Checkers Miss The COVID-19 Moment

The COVID-19 pandemic would seem tailor-made for the world's fact-checking organizations to mitigate the spread of falsehoods at a time…

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A Closer Look At Television News Coverage Of Christine Blasey Ford's Allegations

The 2018 confirmation hearings of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh unexpectedly morphed into a referendum on #MeToo's impact on politics…

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#MeToo Interest Fading Away On Television News

The #MeToo movement was once everywhere in the news, seemingly bringing down another powerful figure each week. Yet since its…

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Television News Losing Interest In Women's March

The aftermath of Donald Trump's election saw the birth of both the Women's March and #MeToo as a rallying cry…

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New Signs Of Life In Media Coverage Of Campaign 2020

The 2020 presidential race all but vanished from television news on March 12th as the Covid-19 pandemic consumed all available…

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A Decade Of Extended Moral Foundations Dictionary (eMFD) Scores For Television News

With a single SQL query and the Television News Ngram Dataset, its possible to run large-scale macro emotional assessments of…