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Visual Explorer: More Explorations Of The Facial Landscape Of Russian TV News

Stay tuned for a series of experiments in the coming week using far more advanced tools to understand the facial…

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BBVA Research: Social Unrest Heat Map From Worldwide News

BBVA Research's Alvaro Ortiz looks back on a decade of tracking global conflict using GDELT. Read The Full Post.

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Visual Explorer: Clustering A Year Of Russian TV News' 60 Minutes By Frame-Level Visual Similarity

Yesterday, in collaboration with the Internet Archive, we unveiled a major new analysis that visually clustered an entire episode of…

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Visual Explorer: Cataloging Advertisements On Russian Television News

Sampling Russian television news broadcasts every 4 seconds and pairwise comparing those "visual ngrams" over an entire broadcast yields a…

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Visual Explorer: Clustering An Entire Russian TV News Broadcast By Frame-Level Visual Similarity

In collaboration with the Internet Archive, the Visual Explorer extracts one frame every 4 seconds from each broadcast to create…

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Visual Explorer: Visualizing Who Appears Alongside Whom On An Episode Of Russian TV News' 60 Minutes

Who appears alongside whom on television news represents a key editorial decision of what voices to pair. From split-screen displays…

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By Focusing On Transparency, SCOTUS Could Leave Section 230 Intact

For the first time since Section 230 was passed a quarter-century ago, the Supreme Court is hearing two cases that…

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Visual Explorer + ChatGPT = What A Day Of Russian TV News Says About Zelensky

Yesterday, in collaboration with the Internet Archive's TV News Archive, we announced the availability of more than 1 billion words…

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The Quarterly Journal Of Economics: AI-tocracy

Recent scholarship has suggested that artificial intelligence (AI) technology and autocratic regimes may be mutually reinforcing. We test for a…

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Visual Explorer: 236,000 Broadcasts Totaling 1.1 Billion Words Now Available For Belarusian, Iranian, Russian And Ukrainian TV News

In January we provided a step-by-step tutorial for how to download the machine transcriptions and translations of the 2022-present Belarusian,…

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Visual Explorer: A Decade Of Russia Today Transcripts Now Updating Live

Last month, in collaboration with the Internet Archive, we announced the availability of 117,500 complete Russia Today broadcasts spanning July…

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Luba Kassova: On IWD News Coverage Of Gender Equity Issues Peaks By X7 The Average

Luba Kassova created this powerful timeline of media coverage of gender equity issues. Despite feminists' concerns that IWD ghettoizes societal…

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Tracking Inflation Interest Across Search, Online & Television News

Looking at global search interest 2004-present of inflation via Google Trends, we can see that interest has been remarkably stable…

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Marjorie Taylor Greene's Disapproval Of Military Support For Ukraine On Russian TV

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene's (MTG) disapproval of military support to Ukraine remains popular on Russian state television, such as this…

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PressGazette: UK News Coverage Of Women-Focused Issues Down A Fifth In Five Years

This powerful analysis by Luba Kassova examines gender-related terms in journalism. Read The Full Article.

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Brookings: Television As Data: Opening The Internet Archive’s Two Decade Archive Of Global Television News Spanning 50 Countries To Journalists & Scholars Through AI, Analytics, Search & Visualization

Kalev spoke at the Brookings Institution this afternoon, surveying GDELT's various datasets and especially its new collaborations with the Internet…

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Spinmeisters Of Russia: Claims Of Zelensky Body Doubles

A brief story on Russia 24 today put forth the claim that Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky has actually spent the…

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Spinmeisters Of Russia: Russian Media Airs Chinese CGTN Story Claiming US Responsible For Nord Stream Pipeline Explosion

Russian media today aired a China state network CGTN mini documentary claiming the US was responsible for destroying the Nord…

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Visual Explorer: Live Russia Today Transcripts Coming Next Week

Next week we will finally be releasing live Russia Today transcripts – keep an eye here on the blog for…

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Behind The Scenes: GCP Logging & Network Intelligence Topology Mapping

Planetary-scale systems like GDELT leverage the full capability of the modern cloud to move enormous volumes of data across the…

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University Of Miami: Google Developer Student Club

Kalev spoke today to the University Of Miami's Google Developer Student Club on GDELT and applying multimodal AI to understand…

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Spinmeisters Of Russia: Claims Of Chemical Agents From Drones

On February 6th, on a day in which Russian TV news coverage was dominated by reports of the massive earthquakes…

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Despite The Attention In Some Quarters, Fetterman Isn't Being Mentioned Much On TV News

Despite some quarters of the political spectrum fixating on John and Gisele Fetterman, neither is receiving much attention on television…

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Who Protests Whom In Challenges To The Liberal International Order? Liberalization, Economic Deprivation, And The Targeting of Political And Economic Actors At World Heritage Sites

A new study by researchers at the Copenhagen Business School, Duke University and Wharton School explores protest activity: We empirically…