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Bronx Zoo Lion Taunting Through The Eyes Of The Media

The episode earlier this week of a woman climbing over a safety barrier at the Bronx Zoo to taunt a…

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New York Times: Which Democrats Are Leading the 2020 Presidential Race?

The New York Times' look at the 2020 Democratic field uses the TV Explorer to examine media coverage of the…

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We're Still Talking About Vaccination

Since February 2015 television news has been steadily continuing its coverage of vaccination. The timeline below shows the percentage of…

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Announcing The WEB-NGRAM Character Ngram Datasets

In addition to the 142 languages contained in the word-based WEB-NGRAM dataset announced earlier this week, GDELT monitors an additional…

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FiveThirtyEight: Significant Digits For Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019

FiveThirtyEight briefly explores just how dominant Biden became in coverage of the 2020 race last week. Read The Full Article.

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We're Steadily Talking Less About Refugees

Over the past three years we've steadily talked less about refugees, with mentions in 2019 remaining relatively constant though slowly…

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Hong Kong Protests Almost Overshadow Chinese Anniversary Celebrations

As China hoped to turn the world's gaze to its 70th anniversary celebrations, unrest in Hong Kong upstaged the carefully…

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WashPost: Government-By-Conspiracy-Theory Rides Again

The Washington Post's Philip Bump compares Fox News' worldview to that of CNN and MSNBC. Read The Full Article.

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FiveThirtyEight: On Fox, Trump Is Not At The Center Of The Ukraine Story

FiveThirtyEight looks at the framing of the Ukraine story across CNN, MSNBC and Fox News. Includes a fascinating analysis using…

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Charting Global English-Language Media Anxiety Through The News: BigQuery + WEB NGrams

Using the new Web News Ngram (WEB-NGRAM) dataset, it takes just a single line of SQL and Google BigQuery to…

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Trump Scandals vs. Obama Scandals: What the Numbers Show

In the closing days of the Obama administration, the press lauded a presidency they asserted had been largely free of…

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The Languages Of The New Web News Ngram Datasets (WEB-NGRAM)

Here is a list of all of the languages represented in the new Web News Ngram (WEB-NGRAM) unigram and bigram…

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Using The New Web News Ngram Datasets To Find The Top Estonian Words For 'Dollar'

Using the new Web News Ngram (WEB-NGRAM) dataset it becomes possible to explore the evolution and use of the world's…

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Web News Ngram Datasets (WEB-NGRAM) Now Available In BigQuery

The new Web News Ngram datasets are now available in Google's BigQuery platform, updated every 15 minutes and stretching back…

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Announcing The Web News Ngram Datasets (WEB-NGRAM)

Today we are incredibly excited to announce the debut of the new Web News Ngram Datasets (WEB-NGRAM), offering one-word (1gram/unigram)…

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FiveThirtyEight: The Media Mentioned Biden More Than All The 2020 Primary Candidates Combined Last Week

FiveThirtyEight's latest weekly roundup of the 2020 Democratic race. Read The Full Article.

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We're Talking More And More About 'Existential Threats' Since 2014 And The Rise of ISIS

The rise of the Islamic State captured media attention in 2014, leading to a steady rise in television news mentions…

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Since Trump's Election We're Talking A Lot More About The Federal Judiciary

Mentions of the federal judiciary since 2009 were elevated in 2010, but relatively constant from 2011 to 2015, but have…

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We're Talking More About 'Consumers' Again

Mentions of consumers were prevalent in economic discussions on television news in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crash, finally…

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We're Talking More And More About 'Influencers'

So-called "influencers" are the modern celebrity, wielding the power of social media rather than mass media to build and leverage…

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We've Been Talking Less About Oil Prices Lately Until The Attack On Saudi Arabia

We've been talking less about oil prices thus far this year until this month's attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities….

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On Television News Obama Got Almost As Much 'Scandal' Coverage As Trump

As television news refers to Donald Trump's Ukraine call as another "scandal" it is worth looking back at how often…

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Online and on TV, 'Impeachment' Mentions Soar

From the earliest days of his presidency, Donald Trump has faced calls from Democrats for his impeachment. Events this week…

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New York Times: Which Democrats Are Leading the 2020 Presidential Race?

The New York Times' look at the 2020 Democratic field uses the TV Explorer to examine media coverage of the…