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Trump's Tweets Aren't Getting The Same Television News Attention They Did In 2017

President Trump has eschewed many of the traditional presidential communications norms to speak directly to the world through his @realDonaldTrump…

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Visual Global Entity Graph 2.0: Master Visual Entity List

Google's Cloud Video API recognizes an incredible range of objects and activities, allowing the Visual Global Entity Graph 2.0 to…

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Television News Global Entity Graph 2.0: Now Live Updating

The Television News Global Entity Graph 2.0 announced yesterday is now live updating every 30 minutes, with most shows being…

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What Google's Natural Language API Sees In A Decade Of Television News: The Television News Global Entity Graph 2.0

What might it be like to use deep learning algorithms to non-consumptively "read" the closed captioning transcripts of more than…

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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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Visual Narratives: A Fracturing of the Nightly News

When we tune into television news, how different are the stories and perspectives we see on each channel? This fundamental…

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Visual Global Entity Graph 2.0: Visual Similarity At The Semantic Level

Historically, evaluating how "visually similar" two videos are has done through measuring the overlap of their color (and occasionally texture)…

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Visual Global Entity Graph 2.0: Assessing The Semantic Visual Similarity Of A Decade Of Television Evening News

To what degree does the view we see of the world around us vary based on the media outlets we…

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Visual Global Entity Graph 2.0: Using Semantic Visual Correlation To Identify Mislabeled Television Shows

The new Visual Global Entity Graph 2.0 covers more than 19 million seconds of airtime across four stations spanning ten…

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Visual Global Entity Graph 2.0: Tracking Protests On The Evening News 2009-2020

Last year we used the pilot version of the Visual Global Entity Graph to track depictions of protests on the evening…

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Visual Global Entity Graph 2.0: Tracking The Increasing Presence Of Police On The Evening News

Last year we used the pilot version of the Visual Global Entity Graph to track depictions of police on the…

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Visual Global Entity Graph 2.0: Now Live Updating

The Visual Global Entity Graph 2.0 is now updating every 30 minutes with a rolling delay of 24 hours! Some…

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Shining Light On Acronym's Shadow

In the aftermath of the Iowa caucus troubles, many of the organizations that had previously touted their associations with the…

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Visual Global Entity Graph 2.0: Now Available In BigQuery

The Visual Global Entity Graph 2.0 dataset is now available in BigQuery, allowing complex at-scale queries in seconds! gdelt-bq.gdeltv2.vgegv2_iatv

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Video AI: Comparing Frame Versus Airtime Analytic Resolutions For Content Analysis

Machines watching television news record what they see with frame-level precision, using nanosecond timestamps. Humans performing content analysis on video…

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Visual Global Entity Graph 2.0: Raw Full-Resolution API Output Now Available

Using AI to watch a decade of television evening news broadcasts poses fascinating and novel challenges when it comes to…

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BBVA: Coronavirus Sentiment & Geo-World: Conflict & Protest January 2020

BBVA's latest global risk report includes a unique map of global media reaction to the coronavirus threat: The coronavirus hits…

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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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Greater Good Gathering 3.0 At Columbia University

Kalev spoke today at the Good Gathering 3.0 held at Columbia University alongside a list of speakers including Robin Chase,…

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WSJ: How AI Spotted And Tracked The Coronavirus Outbreak

The Wall Street Journal covers how BlueDot Global's machine learning algorithms sifted the earliest mentions of the Coronavirus from GDELT's…

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Born Out Of The 2014 Ebola Epidemic GDELT's Mass Translation Infrastructure Helped BlueDot Identify 2019's Coronavirus

On March 13, 2014, GDELT's global monitoring infrastructure detected the first local reports of what would go on to become…

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Using BigQuery DML & External Temporary Table Querying For Realtime Updates

Over the coming weeks GDELT's television-related BigQuery tables will begin loading data live as it is processed (as it rolls…

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BlueDot's Alerting System Sent One Of The Earliest Coronavirus Alerts

BlueDot Global has long used GDELT to track global news coverage of disease outbreaks across the world, feeding GDELT's results…

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What Google's Cloud Video AI Sees Watching Decade Of Television News: The Visual Global Entity Graph 2.0

What would it look like to have Google's state-of-the-art video understanding system Cloud Video AI watch a decade of ABC,…