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A New Daily Dataset For Misinformation Research: Social Media In The News Worldwide

Earlier this week we unveiled a massive new dataset of more than 35.6 million citations in worldwide online news coverage…

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Daily Updates To 'Master List Of Social Media In The News' In CSV And BigQuery

We are excited to announce that the 2016-2019 social media outlink dataset is now being updated daily! Every morning just…

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'Inequality': 2020 Dem Buzzword Has Yet to Get Media Play

"Inequality" has become a rallying call of the 2020 Democratic field, with candidates rushing to outdo one another with policy…

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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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Tracking Economic Uncertainty Through News Homepage Links

Economic Uncertainty is typically measured through analyzing the fulltext of news articles or television captioning and can offer fascinating insights…

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Economic Policy Uncertainty Is Driving Economic Uncertainty In The Era Of Trump

Updated 12:35PM – Steven Davis pointed out that on an annualized basis the EPU/EU ratio has actually climbed considerably over…

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We Haven't Mentioned The Deficit Since The Start Of Obama's Second Term

Once a major political issue, the deficit has faded into oblivion, rarely spoken of in the news since the beginning…

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Inflation Is Back In The News – At Least On Fox News

After all but disappearing from the news by 2014, inflation is slowing creeping back into the news, at least on…

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A 2020 Staple, Healthcare Isn't Gaining Media Traction

Despite being a dominant theme of the Democratic 2020 slate and dominating the debates, healthcare has received little media attention…

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How Hurricane Dorian's Media Trajectory Differed Between TV And Online News

In 2015 we showed that most natural disasters follow a fixed mathematical trajectory through the news media. However, both of…

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Except For Fox News We're Not Talking About The Economy Anymore

The timeline below shows the density of coverage on CNN, MSNBC and Fox News 2009-2019 that mentioned the words "economic"…

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Fact-Checkers Rely Heavily on Media Reports for 'Truth'

One of the most existential questions regarding the fact-checking landscape is just what constitutes "truth"? When fact-checkers review a claim,…

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We're Suddenly Talking About A Downturn

The timeline below shows the density of mentions of the word "downturn" on CNN, MSNBC and Fox News 2009-2019. Live…

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Inequality Has Dropped Off The Media's Radar

Inequality may be a 2020 Democratic buzzword but it isn't getting much media attention. The timeline below shows the density…

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We Haven't Talked About Debt Since 2013

The debt crisis played a key role in the 2008 financial collapse, but it seems the media has barely mentioned…

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Taxation Is Off The Media Agenda

Taxation was at the center of television news coverage 2010-2013 and again 2016-2017, but has largely fallen off the media…

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We've Stopped Talking About The Banking Sector

The banking sector played a key role in the 2008 economic crisis, but it seems that despite growing concerns over…

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The Four Stages Of TV News Trade Coverage 2009-2019

Trump's presidency has become defined by trade, yet a closer look at television news coverage suggests there have actually been…

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We're Starting To Talk About A 'Slowdown' Again

The word "slowdown" is typically used in an economic sense to indicate a stalling economy that is a harbinger of…

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New Keynote: The Impact Of 'Deep Fakes' On Communication

Kalev's latest 45-minute keynote takes a pragmatic look at the evolving world of "deep fakes" and tracing responses to other…

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Numbers Show How Trump's Tweets Drive the News Cycle

Donald Trump pioneered the modern "Twitter presidency," in which everything from policy announcements to personal musings of the moment are…

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Tracking Economic Uncertainty Through Television News

Economic stability and the minimization of uncertainty plays a critical role in the overall stability and well-being of a nation….

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2020 Coverage: After Biden, Also-Ran Order Varies by Channel

Joe Biden reclaimed his spot two weeks ago as the most-covered 2020 Democratic presidential candidate across both television and online…

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FiveThirtyEight: Which Democratic Presidential Candidate Was Mentioned Most In The News Last Week?

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