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Coronavirus Bulldozes The 2020 Race Out Of The Media Spotlight

As the coronavirus spreads across the United States, how extensively are the media covering it, what is it displacing and…

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Now Live Updating & Expanded: A New Dataset For Exploring The Coronavirus Narrative In Global Online News

Two weeks ago we released a compilation of  URLs and brief snippets of worldwide English language news coverage mentioning Covid-19….

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2020 Democratic Race All But Disappears From The News

The 2020 Democratic race has all but disappeared from the news, replaced by the rapidly spreading Covid-19 pandemic. Mentions of…

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The New Humanitarian: COVID-19 Tears Media Attention Away From Syria

The New Humanitarian includes this sad and sobering look at how mentions of toilet paper shortages have now replaced the…

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New Humanitarian: Composite Image Of Covid-19 Virus Made From News Mask Images

The fascinating visualization at the top of this New Humanitarian article was created by Ben Parker by using the DOC…

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Online Media Coverage Of Covid-19-Related Racial Attacks Increasing Steadily

The timeline below shows online news coverage of racial attacks related to Covid-19 using the query "(coronavirus OR covid OR…

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On Television News Covid-19-Based Racial Discrimination Gets Little Coverage Outside Fox News

Television news coverage on CNN, MSNBC and Fox News has paid little attention to racist incidents, especially against Asians, due…

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Mentions Of "Chinese Virus" Surge On Fox But Just A Fraction Of Total Coverage

Earlier this month the White House attempted to rebrand Covid-19 as the "Chinese Virus", with the president infamously crossing out…

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National Review: Could A "Draft Cuomo" Movement Be In The Democrats' Future?

The National Review's John Fund references Kalev's RealClearPolitics analysis of media coverage of Cuomo's handling of the Covid-19 pandemic. Read…

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Assessing Italian Press Tone Towards China

This interesting post on Chinese Q&A site Zhihu uses GDELT's tone data to assess Italian press coverage of China. Read…

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Cuomo Rises As Trump Falls In COVID-19 Coverage

Donald Trump has at times accounted for more than a third of daily television news airtime on CNN, MSNBC and…

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Cuomo's Media Star Rises As Trump's Falls

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is getting more and more attention from the media even as Trump fades from the…

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Cuomo Takes The Media Lead Over de Blasio In Covid-19 Response

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has become New York's defacto face to the media for its Covid-19 response, while New…

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Is It "Coronavirus" Or "Covid-19" Or "Chinese Flu": The Naming Of A Pandemic

What was initially known simply as "Coronavirus" gave way to its eventual designation "Covid-19", while the White House has taken…

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Now Live Updating & Expanded: A New Dataset For Exploring The Coronavirus Narrative On Television News

Last week we released a massive new dataset of television news mentions of Covid-19 across 16 stations from January 1,…

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WashPost: The Three Phases Of Trump's Insistence On Pointing Out That The Coronavirus Originated In China

The Washington Post's Philip Bump explores how media coverage of Covid-19 has mirrored the White House's association of it with…

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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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"Elderly" Is The Word Of The Month

Mentions of the word "elderly" have soared across the media this month. The timeline below shows mention density in global…

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We're Not Talking About The Wildlife Link To The Coronavirus

There is widespread agreement that Covid-19 likely emerged through the wildlife trade. The timeline below shows the percentage of global…

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Virus Coverage: Business/Global TV Was Ahead Of The Curve

As the coronavirus has hit home for America, how have the media covered the pandemic and how has it displaced…

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Towards Data Science: The Political And Economic Perspective Of Covid-19

At look at the economic impact of Covid-19 using GDELT's Television Explorer to understand media coverage trends. Read The Full…

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We're Talking More And More About A "Recession"

Global online news coverage is increasingly discussing the specter of a "recession", surpassing even August 2019's peak: Live Version. As…

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Using Google's AI Workshop "Semantic Similarity For Natural Language" Experiment To Segment Television News Into Stories

Google's AI Workshop offers an incredibly rich collection of research experiments spanning the frontiers of AI research today. Unlike Google's…

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The Pitt News: Fostering Mental Health Amid The COVID-19 Crisis

An opinion piece in the University of Pittsburgh's student newspaper cites Kalev's RealClearPolitics analysis of media coverage of the Covid-19…