Continue Reading

Transcribing 2.5M Hours Of TV News: Correcting Mixed Transliterations In LSM Transcription Via LSM+LLM

Last week we explored how Large Speech Model (LSM) transcriptions can blend script and transliterated text, rendering the resulting transcripts…

Continue Reading

Generative AI Autonomous Agent Experiments: Automated Log Diagnosis & VM Healing – Fix "No Space Left" Error

What might it look like to deploy Generative AI as a form of fully autonomous intelligent agent that monitors cloud…

Continue Reading

Visualizing The Network Structure Of Multilingualism In 2.5 Million Hours Of Global Television News

Yesterday we unveiled a first glimpse at the linguistic landscape of the Internet Archive TV News Archive's 2.5-million-hour uncaptioned global…

Continue Reading

A First Look At The Linguistic Geography Of The Internet Archive's TV News Archive: 2.5M Hours Spanning 159 Languages

We are tremendously excited to unveil today a first look at the linguistic geography of the Internet Archive's TV News…

Continue Reading

Transcribing 2.5M Hours Of TV News: The Complicating Factors Of Transliteration/Romanization In LSM Transcription

Like their textual brethren, the Large Speech Models (LSM) that have become the dominant ASR (speech transcription) technology can be…

Continue Reading

Transcribing 2.5M Hours Of TV News: Comparing Google Translate, GPT-4, Gemini Ultra & Gemini Pro 1.5 For Translating Mixed-Language Excerpts

Last month we noted an example of a brief Persian excerpt appearing in the midst of a Russian-language broadcast. How…

Continue Reading

Transcribing 2.5M Hours Of TV News: A Fascinating Example Of A Hindi Broadcast With English Commercials

As we continue to explore the vast global landscape that is the multilingualism of global television, here is a fascinating…

Continue Reading

Inflation Coverage Increasing On Business News Channels

Business news channels are steadily ramping up their mentions of inflation, as seen in the timeline below.

Continue Reading

Trump's Media Fortunes Revived: Nearing 2016 Levels On MSNBC & CNN But Not On Fox News

Mentions of Donald Trump on MSNBC and CNN are approaching their 2016 levels, while Fox News mentions remain below their…

Continue Reading

MSNBC Dominates Coverage Of Book Bans On Television News

The timeline below shows mentions of book bans on television news over the past decade, showing MSNBC dominating coverage.

Continue Reading

"Squatting" Is Receiving A Lot Of Attention – On Fox News

Coverage of "squatting" is receiving a surge of attention – on Fox News, as seen in the timeline below.

Continue Reading

OpenAI Has Faded From Television News

While OpenAI remains the standard bearer of the generative AI revolution, it has largely faded from television news, as seen…

Continue Reading

TikTok Is Trending On Television News With Fox News In The Lead

TikTok is surging to near all-time highs in television news coverage again, as seen in the timeline below. Fox News…

Continue Reading

China Slowly Fading On Television News

Despite increasing Congressional emphasis on China, mainstream television news coverage is slowly declining, as seen in the timeline below.

Continue Reading

Economic Uncertainty Approaching Decade Low On Business Channels

Using the Baker, Bloom & Davis "economic uncertainty" metric, economic uncertainty is approaching a decade low across the major business…

Continue Reading

No Major Change In Immigration Coverage Volume From Trump To Biden

Despite Republican emphasis on immigration, television news coverage of it isn't substantially greater than it has been over the course…

Continue Reading

Afghanistan Has All But Disappeared From Television News

As the timeline below shows, mentions of Afghanistan across BBC News, CNN, Fox News and MSNBC have all but disappeared…

Continue Reading

Gaza Back In The News: Brief Burst Of 2023-Level Coverage On TV News

The timeline below shows daily mentions of Israel and Gaza across CNN, MSNBC and Fox News, showing how coverage has…

Continue Reading

Ukraine Continues To Fade Away On Television News

The timeline below shows that Ukraine continues to slowly fade away on CNN, MSNBC and Fox News.

Continue Reading

Transcribing 2.5M Hours Of TV News: A More Advanced Workflow For Our Russian TV News Channel Language Detection

Last week we unveiled the first results of applying at-scale language detection to our massive 2.5 million hour global television…

Continue Reading

Fox News & MSNBC Traded Places On Their April's Fools Coverage In 2017

How do cable television news channels cover April Fool's? The timeline below shows as fascinating reversal that happened in 2017:…

Continue Reading

Transcribing 2.5M Hours Of TV News: A First Look At The 139-Language Linguistic Breakdown Of Two Years Of A Russian TV News Channel

As we continue to apply CLD2 language detection across the more than 2.5 million hours of machine transcribed global television…

Continue Reading

Transcribing 2.5M Hours Of TV News: The Unusual Case Of 8 Languages In A Single Russian TV News Broadcast

As continue our explorations of the linguistic landscape of the Internet Archive's TV News Archive's 2.5 million hours of transcribed…

Continue Reading

Transcribing 2.5M Hours Of TV News: An Example Of Persian In The Midst Of A Russian Broadcast

As continue to explore the linguistic landscape of global television news, here is an interesting example of a brief Persian…