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Mortgage Mentions Rising On Business TV News Channels But At Historic Lows On General News Channels

Even as rising mortgage rates raise affordability concerns, they aren't attracting outsized media attention. The timeline below shows total monthly…

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Economic Uncertainty (EU) Score Remains Low And Not Rising Substantially

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

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TV Visual Explorer: A Look Back: "California Going To Pot" On CNN In July 2009

With the new availability of the CNN, MSNBC and Fox News July 2009 to present historical backfile in the TV…

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Donald Trump Once Again Mentioned More Than Joe Biden On Television News

With the Congressional January 6th hearings underway, Donald Trump has leapfrogged Joe Biden since early last month to once again…

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As Global Demands For Coal Soars Media Coverage Remains Largely Flat

As global demand for coal soars in response to skyrocketing natural gas costs and availability concerns, media coverage is barely…

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Amid Soaring Recession Coverage We Haven't Talked About Debt Since January 2014

Even as mentions of a possible recession soar on television news, discussion of debt has largely faded away. The topic…

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TV Visual Explorer: CNN, MSNBC & Fox News 2009-Present Historical Backfile Now Available

We are immensely excited to announce today the general availability in the TV Visual Explorer of the complete Internet Archive…

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Mentions Of Approval Ratings Fading Except On Fox News

Mentions of approval ratings remained relatively stable under Obama with regular spikes, but increased steadily from March 2016 through late…

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The Metaverse Takes Off On CNBC and Bloomberg But Not Fox Business

Since bursting into the public consciousness in March 2021, mentions of the "metaverse" are increasing on CNBC and Bloomberg, but…

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July Fourth Mentions Grow Over Past Decade On Television News

How has the Fourth of July been covered in the news? The timeline below shows monthly mentions across CNN, MSNBC…

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TV Visual Explorer: New Optimized Thumbnailing For Inventory Pages

In inventory mode, the TV Visual Explorer displays all available shows for a given day, listing each show's title (if…

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Policymakers And Corporate Leaders Had Two Years Of Warning About Inflation As Media Coverage Ramped Up

Worldwide news coverage of inflation collapsed at the start of the pandemic from January to March 2020, but began rebounding…

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The "Culture Wars" Picked Up On TV News In September 2017 And Have Surged Since June 2020

Mentions of the phrase "culture war(s)" on CNN, MSNBC and Fox News picked up in September 2017, but really took…

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Fox News Pivoted Away From "Extremism" Under Trump And Is An Outlier Since January 6

Over the past decade, Fox News has led mentions of "extremism" and "extremists" among its peers. However, with the election…

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TV Visual Explorer: Univision (KDTV) 2020-Present Historical Backfile Now Available

To make it possible for scholars, journalists and public health officials to better understand how the story of the Covid-19…

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Ransomware Fades From Television News

Ransomware first began appearing in late 2015 on television news, with bursts in late 2017 and 2019-2020, with a peak…

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TV News Mentions Of Cyber Accelerated Since December 2014 But Not Soaring

Mentions of the terms "cyber/cybersecurity/cyberwar/cyberwarfare" on CNN, MSNBC and Fox News surged in December 2014 and have remained elevated compared…

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Gallup Polls Faded From Television News In Late 2012

Gallup polls have long been a mainstay of public opinion research, yet their presence on television news has declined substantially…

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TV Visual Explorer: Telemundo (KSTS) 2020-Present Historical Backfile Now Available

To make it possible for scholars, journalists and public health officials to better understand how the story of the Covid-19…

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"Nationalism" Peaked On TV News From January 2016 To August 2019 But Has Faded Since

Mentions of the words "nationalism" and "nationalist(s)" appeared most commonly on CNN, MSNBC and Fox News from around January 2016…

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We're Talking More About The Supreme Court Since Donald Trump But Less Than October 2020

Mentions of the US Supreme Court have increased since the election of Donald Trump and have increased steadily since the…

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Labor Strike Mentions Below Pre-Pandemic Levels

Despite historic inflation, mentions of labor strikes have not increased substantially and remain slightly below their pre-pandemic levels. Mentions dropped…

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Fox News Featuring Gas Prices Twice As Much As CNN And 4.4 Times More Than MSNBC

The streamgraph below shows the total seconds of daily airtime in which gas prices were mentioned somewhere in the onscreen…

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TV Visual Explorer: Deutsche Welle (DW) English 2020-Present Historical Backfile Now Available

To make it possible for scholars, journalists and public health officials to better understand how the story of the Covid-19…