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Credibility Coalition Talk Today: Combatting Misinformation And Lending Context Through GDELT’s Global Open News Annotation Datasets

Kalev will be speaking later today to the Credibility Coalition next week titled "Combatting Misinformation And Lending Context Through GDELT’s Global…

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Twitter's Influence Over The Global News System: Nearly Half Of News Outlets Have It In Their Top 50 Outlinked Domains

Twitter wields enormous influence over the global media landscape. Looking at all of the worldwide online news articles the GDELT Project has…

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Building A "You Are Here" Map Of The Global Media System Through Outlink Graphing

What if we could build a "you are here" map of the global media system by constructing an enormous graph…

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Obesity Disappears From Television News Since 2014

Obesity is increasingly cited by medical researchers as a dangerous aggravating comorbidity for COVID-19 that can lead to worse health…

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Television News Mentions Of "Polarization" Remain Low With Little Increase

In our increasingly divided nation, one thing does not appear to have increased substantially in the Donald Trump era: literal…

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CNN & MSNBC Continue Focus On Woodward Book

On Sept. 10, CNN spent 13% of its airtime mentioning the Woodward book, followed by MSNBC's 11% and Fox News'…

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Comparing Portland And Kenosha Television News Coverage

Kenosha received a burst of television news attention after several protesters were shot, lasting from Aug. 24 to around Sept….

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Rittenhouse Versus Reinoehl On Television News

Kyle Rittenhouse has received 8.9 times more mentions on television news across CNN, MSNBC and Fox News than Michael Reinoehl….

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Could Facebook's Election Study Shape The 2020 Outcome?

Last month Facebook announced a new initiative in which it is partnering with a hand-selected group of academics to study…

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Economic Uncertainty Through The Eyes Of Television & Online News

Economic uncertainty is a closely watched metric by economists. Scholars like Alexopoulos & Cohen and Baker, Bloom & Davis have constructed simple narrative indicators of…

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Trump Charges Back Into The Television News Spotlight

The COVID-19 pandemic was the first event since Donald Trump rode down the escalator of Trump Tower that managed to…

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CNN Leads The Charge In Mask Mentions

Since the start of the pandemic, CNN has mentioned masks almost as much as MSNBC and Fox News combined. All…

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Transportation Index Computation: A Development Theme Mining-Based Approach

This study by Gang Han, Menggang Li, Yiduo Mei and Deming Li examines topical analysis of coverage of the Belt…

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George Floyd Protests Shift Attention From COVID-19 To 2020 Election

The 2020 US presidential campaign was in full swing when COVID-19 derailed the story. From early May the campaign began…

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Unemployment Still Fails To Get Much Attention On Television News

Television news channels have never paid much attention to the vast economic cost of the COVID-19 lockdowns and even as…

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"Testing" Fades From Television News Even As Public Health Authorities Urge Testing Ramp-up

While public health authorities double down on the urgent need for more testing, the topic has faded from television news…

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"Reopening" Fades From Television Since Late August

Television channels began focusing on "reopening" the economy around March 24, peaking around April 14 and continuing through the George…

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Today: DataTV 2020: What Google's Cloud Video AI Sees Watching Decade Of Television News

Kalev is speaking at DataTV 2020 today, alongside organizations like the BBC and the MPEG consortium. GDELT is collaborating with…

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Social Distancing Fades From News In Aftermath Of George Floyd Protests

Social distancing disappeared from television news as the George Floyd protests drew massive crowds across the country together in close…

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Quarantine Mentions Fade Away On Television News

Quarantine occupied 2-4% of television news until the George Floyd protests and has not recovered since, as the conversation has…

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Comparing COVID-19 Coverage Across Domestic, Business And International Television News

How has coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic differed across television channels? The timeline plots spoken word mentions on BBC News…

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Fox News Pays Most Attention To Kamala Harris' Vaccine Comments

With public health officials pushing for public acceptance of vaccination for COVID-19, Kamala Harris' vaccine comments might have been expected…

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"Right Wing" Versus "Left Wing": Our Polarized Nation In Television News

Television news offers a glimpse into the polarized state of our national conversation. The timeline below shows mentions of the…

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Fox News Leads Antifa Coverage

Fox News leads coverage of Antifa since it first gained television news attention in June 2017. While CNN and MSNBC…