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Visual Explorer Visual Channel Comparer Explorations Coming This Week

Stay tuned this week for several powerful explorations of the Visual Explorer's new Visual Channel Comparer examining how it can…

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Live Transcription Coming To Visual Explorer Next Week

Automatic transcription for select Russian and Ukrainian-language television news channels will be coming to the Visual Explorer next week!

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IndiaSpend: Women At Work: Fear For Women's Safety Restricts Their Mobility – And Their Careers

An article in IndiaSpend includes a reference to how the media has covered gender-based violence and its impacts on women's…

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Georgetown SFS: Will The Belt And Road Initiative Be Another Casualty Of The Pandemic?

Alicia García Herrero wrote this analysis for Georgetown's Walsh School of Foreign Service's Georgetown Journal of International Affairs that includes…

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GEN4: GCE Networking: VPC Networks, Firewalls, IAP Tunneling & PGA

Earlier this year we explored how Google Compute Engine (GCE)'s VPC networks and especially GCP's "Private Google Access" (PGA) allows…

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Visual Explorer: Introducing The Visual Channel Comparer

We are tremendously excited today to unveil a powerful new tool for visually comparing the parallel universes of television news:…

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NiemanLab: There's A 68 In 100 Chance You'll Read This Article About The Audience For FiveThirtyEight-Style Election Predictions

An article by Nicholas Diakopoulos in NiemanLab includes an analysis of media coverage of election forecasts. Read The Full Article.

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Visual Explorer: 5.25 Million Broadcasts Totaling 12.3 Billion Seconds Of Airtime = 3 Billion Analyzable Images Spanning 50 Countries And 1 Quadrillion Pixels

The TV News Visual Explorer now encompasses selections from 108 channels spanning 50 countries and territories in 35 languages and dialects over…

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GEN4: Building A Complete Near-Realtime Live Stream Video Analytics Platform In The Cloud In Just A Few Lines Of Code

Given the growing use of live streaming video across the world, from speeches by heads of state to news programming,…

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Visual Explorer: One Decade Of San Francisco Government TV (SFGovTV) Now Available

We are excited to announce that in collaboration with the Internet Archive's Television News Archive, we've added San Francisco Government…

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Visual Explorer: One Decade Of CSPAN, CSPAN2 & CSPAN3 Now Available

Earlier this week we announced in collaboration with the Internet Archive's Television News Archive the availability of CSPAN, CSPAN2 and…

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Institutional Consequences Of The Black Lives Matter Movement: Towards Diversity In Elite Education

This article in Political Studies Review by Mathis Ebbinghaus (Nuffield College and Department of Sociology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK)…

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Here’s What We Know About The Audience For Election Predictions

Northwestern University Professor of Communication Nick Diakopoulos examines the audiences that consume election predictions in the US. Read The Full…

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WashPost: A Specter Rises From The Rhetoric Of The 1970s: Scary NYC Subways

The Washington Post's Philip Bump examines media coverage of crime on the New York City subway system. Read The Full…

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Visual Explorer: New Next/Previous 30 Second Navigation Feature

To make it easier to navigate through a broadcast in the Visual Explorer, we've added next/previous buttons under the video…

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Visual Explorer: Over 1.4 Million Minutes Of Belarusian, Russian & Ukrainian Television News Transcriptions Now Available!

The Visual Explorer launched in June of this year in collaboration with the Internet Archive's Television News Archive to make…

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Visual Explorer: Channel Filtering To Only Display Selected Channels

With the Visual Explorer now encompassing more than 100 channels from 50 countries and territories, sometimes you may wish to…

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Visual Explorer: CSPAN, CSPAN2 & CSPAN3 Now Available

We are excited to announce that in collaboration with the Internet Archive's Television News Archive, we've added CSPAN, CSPAN2 and…

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Comparing Human Vs Machine Transcription And Translation Of A Russian Television News Broadcast

Yesterday the Russian Media Monitor tweeted out a clip from a Russian television news broadcast with human-translated English language subtitles….

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Scanning Television News At Scale To Find An Excerpted Clip

Earlier today, a clip was posted to Twitter that excerpted a Russian television news broadcast, but the tweet did not…

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Experiments With Whisper ASR: No Speedup On V100 GPU From #370

As we continue our ASR experiments with OpenAI's Whisper ASR, we've examined a recent patch that restores proper attention caching…

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Automated Transcript & Translation Of Yesterday's 2PM MSK NTV Broadcast

How might automated transcription and translation help make Russian television news more accessible to scholars and journalists? Take yesterday's 2PM…

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PressTV: The Iranian Government's Framing Of The Shiraz Terror Attack

With the addition of Iran's PressTV to the Internet Archive's Television News Archive and the Visual Explorer this week, we…

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Iran's PressTV Added To Visual Explorer To Help Scholars And Journalists Examine Government Narratives On Protests

Earlier this year we launched the Visual Explorer in collaboration with the Internet Archive's Television News Archive to help scholars…