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Television News Never Emphasized “Herd Immunity”

The concept of “herd immunity” first entered the television news lexicon on CNN, MSNBC and Fox News in mid-March, fading…

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"Reopening" Returning To The News

After a hiatus during the George Floyd protests, the concept of "reopening" is returning to television news, though not nearly…

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"Social Distancing" Mentions Remain Flat

The George Floyd protests displaced discussion of "social distancing" and mentions have largely leveled off after a brief recovery. Live…

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Mentions Of "Flattening The Curve" Flatten Out

Mentions of "flattening the curve" have largely faded in the aftermath of the George Floyd protests. Live Version.

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"Herd Immunity" Never Picked Up On Television News

Mentions of "herd immunity" never really picked up on television news. Live Version.

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Twitter Hacking Exposes More Than One Company's Vulnerability

On Wednesday the world was reminded just how precarious and fragile our modern centralized web has become when a Twitter…

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Social Media Censors Government – Muzzling Democracy Itself

After years of enforcing their “community guidelines” and “acceptable speech” rules against the general public, this has been the year…

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A Look At Some Of The First Television News Coverage Of The Covid-19 Outbreak

Before it was known as Covid-19 or even just a "coronavirus", the viral outbreak that would go on to become…

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DataBricks: How To Extract Market Drivers At Scale Using Alternative Data

An analysis of Impossible Meat news coverage using NLP of GDELT coverage. Read The Full Article.

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AGILE 2020: Tracking Hurricane Dorian In GDELT And Twitter

This paper by researchers at the University of Florida and George Mason University published in the Proceedings of the 23rd…

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Bloomberg News Among First To Cover Covid-19 Pandemic

Bloomberg news was among the first channels to report on the early days of the Covid-19 pandemic. On Jan. 5…

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Personal Protective Equipment On Evening TV News At Highest Levels Of Decade

This timeline tracks depictions of personal protective equipment on ABC, CBS and NBC evening news broadcasts over the past decade,…

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Beach Imagery Increases In Covid-19 Era On CNN

The timeline below shows how often imagery of beaches has been depicted on CNN in conjunction with “virus” or “covid”…

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CNN Leads Mask Coverage But MSNBC Leads Trump Coverage

CNN has taken the lead over the past month on mentioning masks, while MSNBC’s mask mentions are not that much…

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Mentions Of “Stress” Increase To Highest Levels In Decade

Mentions of the words “stress” and “stressed” have increased to their highest levels of the past 10 years on CNN,…

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Mentions Of “Justice” Increase In Trump Era

Mentions of the phrase “justice” minus mentions of “Chief Justice” and “Justice Department” increased substantially after Donald Trump’s inauguration, though…

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UCL: Forecasting The Economy With Fifty Shades Of Emotions

UCL PhD candidate Sonja Tilly will be speaking at the ODSC Europe 2020 Virtual Conference that runs from September 17-19…

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Announcing The Global Relationship Graph

One of the great "grand challenges" of the field of natural language understanding lies in teaching machines to truly understand…

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Gauging The State Of The Economy With News Narrative And Sentiment

This analysis by UCL PhD candidate Sonja Tilly uses GDELT's GKG to examine economic uncertainty as seen through the eyes…

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Bookcase Imagery On Television News In The Covid-19 Era

Perhaps no iconic image better defines television news coverage of Covid-19 than the bookcase backdrop. As news channels interview their…

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CNN Continues To Rely Heavily On Cisco Webex For Interviews

Since Mar. 9 CNN has used Cisco’s Webex to patch in remote guests for interviews, peaking on Apr. 4 and…

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“Author” Imagery On Television News In The Covid-19 Era

Bookcases are everywhere on television news these days, but when did they start really appearing in volume? Looking at CNN from Jan….

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Using The GKG To Compile The Top CDC & WHO Pages Linked To In The News

The CDC and WHO websites are frequently linked to in news articles as authoritative sources for information about Covid-19. But…

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Tracing Global News Citations To The CDC And WHO Websites

How often have worldwide news articles linked to URLs on the CDC and WHO websites? Using the Global Knowledge Graph…