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How The Washington Post's Defense Of Its Russian Hacking Story Unraveled Through Web Archiving

How the Internet Archive’s historical snapshots of the Post’s story on Russian hackers undermined the Post’s defense and shed light…

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Harvard Magazine: What Drives Successful Crowdsourcing?

Michael Fitzgerald's article "What Drives Successful Crowdsourcing?" in the January-February 2017 issue of Harvard Magazine mentions the GDELT Project. Read…

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'Fake News' And How The Washington Post Rewrote Its Story On Russian Hacking Of The Power Grid

What the Washington Post’s rush to be the first to report on Russian hackers breaching the US power grid teaches…

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Television Explorer: Top Trending Topics

We're tremendously excited to announce today the new Top Trending Topics system of the Television Explorer. Each morning the system scans…

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Facebook's Fake News Detector And The Myth Of Technology As Savior

Facebook’s forthcoming “fake news” tools are based on the assumption that journalists, academics and fact checkers can be plugged into…

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What Happens When Fake News Is Real News?

What happens to free speech in a world where a small group of elites decide what is true and what…

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Has The World Of Big Data Forgotten Africa?

How the massive datasets that fuel the big data revolution are leaving Africa behind. Read The Full Article.

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The Daily Mail Snopes Story And Fact Checking The Fact Checkers

Pulling back the curtain, we find that the fact checkers may not be as open and transparent as we thought….

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New Research Tool for Visualizing Two Million Hours of Television News

We are immensely excited to announce today the release of a powerful new timeline visualization in collaboration with the Internet…

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Should We Fight Fake News By Banning Gullible People From The Internet?

Stopping fake news isn’t just about assigning a label, it also requires going back and alerting everyone who read that…

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How Academia, Google Scholar And Predatory Publishers Help Feed Academic Fake News

Its not just the general public that is having problems with “fake news” – the academic community has been experiencing…

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What Santa And The Dying Child Story Teaches Us About Fake News, Data And Verification

Even in a week preoccupied with coverage of “fake news” an unverified story goes viral and offers a powerful lesson…

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How Data And Information Literacy Could End Fake News

Technology alone cannot solve the fake news problem – only through teaching society to be data and information literate can…

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The Global Perspective On Fake News

“Fake news” is not just an American problem and is not limited to social media. Read The Full Article.

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Identifying Discordant Cybersecurity Terms between English and Russian Speakers

Ashe Magalhaes used GDELT to explore the language and narrative around cyber and crisis escalation between the US and Russia…

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The Inverted Pyramid And How Fake News Weaponized Modern Journalistic Practice

A look at how modern journalistic practice from the inverted pyramid to writing for one’s audience to skipping complex detail…

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ABC News Live Segment On Fake News

Kalev was interviewed for an ABC News Live story on fake news alongside Pierre Thomas, ABC News' senior justice correspondent….

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Republic Of Estonia Ministry Of Foreign Affairs Public Lecture

Kicking off a week-long visit in Estonia, Kalev gave a public lecture in the main auditorium of the Estonian Ministry Of…

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Using GDELT 2 with PHP to Analyze the World

Patrick van Bergen wrote this great article showing how to analyze GDELT in PHP using BigQuery! Read The Full Article.

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Networks, Big Data, and Intermedia Agenda Setting: An Analysis of Traditional, Partisan, and Emerging Online U.S. News

This fascinating study by Chris J. Vargo and Lei Guo, published in the December 1st issue of Journalism & Mass…

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Why Stopping 'Fake' News Is So Hard

While it sounds technically easy to block “fake” news, the reality is much more complex, as much of “fake” news…

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Places & Spaces XI 2015: Macroscope Video

This video offers a brief overview of interacting with one of the GDELT macroscopes that was selected as just one…

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What Hotels Teach Us About Data And Prioritizing User Experience Over Security

What being accidently checked out of a hotel this week teaches about the tension of authentication and user experience and…

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VGKG 2.0 Now Includes Full Tag Specifier With Group Family

Based on fantastic feedback we've heard from many of you, today we've released an updated version of the VGKG 2.0…