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Rod Arquette Show Radio Interview On Trump's Mail Bomber Coverage Claims

Kalev joined the Rod Arquette show today to discuss his RealClearPolitics analysis of Trump's claims of biased media coverage of…

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GDELT Analysis Site Back Up

As we noted last week, the previous vendor we were using to send out the notification emails for the GDELT…

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Accuracy In Media: RealClearPolitics Analysis: Media Tried to Tie Trump to Mail Bomb Scare

Accuracy In Media (AIM) examines the RealClearPolitics analysis of Trump's  claims of media bias in news coverage of the mail…

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Investor's Business Daily Editorial Discusses RealClearPolitics Media Bias Analysis

Investor's Business Daily ran an editorial piece today exploring in more detail the RealClearPolitics analysis of Trump's claims of media…

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RealClearPolitics: Data Show Trump Is Right About Mail Bomber Coverage

It turns out the president was right when he claimed the media covered the mail bombing suspect very differently than…

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WashPost: Trump Is Mad That The Mail Bombs Are Distracting People From His Campaign Rhetoric

The Washington Post's Philip Bump uses the Television Explorer to examine whether President Trump's claims about the mail bomb campaign…

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GDELT Analysis Site Upgrade Coming Next Month

As the GDELT Analysis site has grown from its origins as a small testbed for quick data extracts and experimental…

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Social Media Companies Collect So Much Data Even They Can't Remember All The Ways They Surveil Us

When companies collect so much data in so many ways that the companies themselves lose track of all the ways…

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Social Media Companies Need To Own Up To The Dark Side Of Their Impact On Society

As governments across the world exploit social platforms to tear societies apart, undermine democracy, spread misinformation, encourage chaos, dehumanize minority…

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Even The Data Ethics Initiatives Don't Want To Talk About Data Ethics

In a world in which data ethics has taken on such a role in the public discourse, when even the…

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RealClearPolitics: The Kavanaugh Confirmation Through The Eyes Of Television

A look back at how the major networks covered the Kavanaugh confirmation hearings, yielding some surprising findings about what constitutes…

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Welcome To The New GDELT Blog

We're excited today to announce the debut of our our new blog, our first major redesign in four years! Our…

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RealClearPolitics: The Game Of The Name: Media Bias And Presidents

More than a year and a half into the new presidency, CNN and MSNBC still refer to Barack Obama as…

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What Facebook's Russian Data Leak Shows About Government Surveillance And Facial Recognition

Facebook has become a critical surveillance tool for governments, from tracking dissidents to building facial recognition systems, reinforced by its…

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Why Facebook's Breach Should Mean #DeleteFacebook But Won't

The sad truth is that Facebook's network has become so ingrained in society across the world that we simply cannot…

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Google's BigQuery Brings GIS Into The Petascale Era

BigQuery’s unique ability to couple petascale query infrastructure with thousands or even tens of thousands of cores and apply it…

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Why Instagram's New Anti-Bullying Filtering Is So Dangerous

From their early roots as absolute defenders of free speech, social media platforms have embraced black box filtering without any…

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No Google Isn't Trying To Censor The Web

Google's presentation captures a company not presenting a vision for global internet censorship, but rather a company asking the most…

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Will Governments Turn Our Smart Devices Into A Massive Surveillance Network?

The biggest privacy threat from smart devices is not companies mining our data, but rather governments waking up to their…

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Can We Finally Stop Terrorists From Exploiting Social Media?

Hash-based blacklisting has become the dominate approach to fighting terrorism online, but fails to understand context. We have the tools…

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Let's Encrypt And The Free Future Of HTTPS

As major web hosting companies embrace free automatic SSL services like Let’s Encrypt, securing the web should be easier than…

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Facebook's Portal Camera And The Growing Privacy Concerns Of Bringing Cameras Into Our Homes

We are increasingly inviting Orwellian surveillance devices into our homes, filling our most intimate spaces with internet-connected cameras and microphones…

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Is Social Media Empowering Or Silencing Our Voices?

The social media platforms that once empowered the world’s citizenry have instead today silenced those voices, elevated the elites and…

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Do We Need To Teach Ethics And Empathy To Data Scientists?

Standing between a safe and privacy-first web and an Orwellian online dystopia is the empathy and ethics of those creating…