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Facebook Audit Exposes Algorithm Biases in Policing Speech

Facebook this week released the results of its long-awaited civil rights audit, which was two years in the making. While…

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Global Trends In The Ephemerality Of Online News

The GDELT Project's Global Difference Graph recrawls each online news article it monitors again after 24 hours and after one week and…

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Global Difference Graph (GDG): Global Trends In The Ephemerality Of Online News

The Global Difference Graph (GDG) now comprises 1.3 billion change records back to August 2018. In January of last year we…

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Global Difference Graph: Trends Timeline

As the Global Difference Graph (GDG) reaches 1.3 billion records, the timeline below shows the percentage of unique URLs recrawled…

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Global Difference Graph (GDG) Reaches 1.3 Billion Records

The Global Difference Graph (GDG) has 1.3 billion records since August 2018, recording any changes with each article 24 hours…

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Frontpage News Mentions Of Masks Peaked April 4 And Faded But On Upswing Since June 16

The graph below tallies the total number of links each day that mentioned the English word “mask” as part of…

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Online News Imagery Of Masks Faded in Early April

Masks are ubiquitous today in daily life across the world. Yet interestingly, that prevalence is not reflected in online news…

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Online News Mentions Of Masks Peaked April 4 And Then Faded

Similar to how news imagery of masks peaked around April 4 and have faded since, so too have online mentions…

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Television News Has Emphasized Masks In Three Phases

Television news channels CNN, MSNBC and Fox News first started mentioning masks at measurable levels starting on Feb. 26 and…

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Using The Global Frontpage Graph To Trace Homepage Links Mentioning "Masks"

Using a single query in BigQuery it is trivial to process the complete 208-billion-link Global Frontpage Graph to examine how…

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Searching For Global News Imagery Of Masks

Remember that the Visual Global Knowledge Graph (VGKG) is indexed into GDELT Summary, meaning you can search global news images….

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Global Frontpage Graph (GFG) Reaches 200 Billion Records

We're excited to announce that the Global Frontpage Graph (GFG) has reached 208 billion records since March 2018!

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VGKG Passes Half-Billion Images & Top Labels Of Last 12 Months

The Visual Global Knowledge Graph (VGKG) has processed more than half a billion worldwide online news images since December 2015,…

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Covid-19 So Dominates The News It Appeared In Our Stopword Lists

In a sign of just how much Covid-19 has dominated the global news media in 2020, the words "coronavirus" and…

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GKG 2.0 Passes 1.1 Billion Articles & 9.1 Billion Location Mentions 2015-2020

We're excited to announce that the GKG 2.0, which runs 2015-present has passed 1.1 billion articles from across the world!…

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Context 2.0 API Now Supports Multilingual Search Across Nearly 140 Languages

We're tremendously excited to announce today that the Context 2.0 API which debuted in May now supports full multilingual search…

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Compiling A Massive Multilingual News-Based Stopword List

UPDATE (7/10/2020): Covid-19 has so dominated news coverage of the past half-year that "coronavirus" and "Covid-19" appear in some of…

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Campaign 2020 Struggling To Regain Television News Attention

Just six months ago, the 2020 presidential race was set to be the story of the year. Instead, four months…

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With TikTok Rally Sabotage, Election Interference Morphs Again

In the aftermath of Donald Trump’s campaign rally in a half-empty Tulsa arena, Democrats openly cheered the revelation that activists…

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CNN's Covid-19 Dashboard Comes Roaring Back After Floyd Protests

CNN's live Covid-19 dashboard has run for nearly 9 hours a day since March 20th, but abruptly disappeared during the…

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Building Your Own Home Video Recording & Production Studio: Behind The Scenes Of Our New GDELT Tutorials!

With the third video in our new GDELT Tutorial series launching this past weekend, we now have tutorials for Television…

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Starting Points For Using GDELT To Understand Environmental & Wildlife Issues From Climate Change To Poaching

GDELT has long been used to understand environmental issues, from early work around climatic change to our well-known 2015 map…

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Carto Blog: Google BigQuery Visualization: Mapping Big Spatial Data

Carto republished our new BigQuery+Carto tutorial and video on their blog! Read The Full Post.

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CNN's Covid-19 Dashboard Comes Roaring Back

Despite briefly dropping its Covid-19 dashboard during the George Floyd protests, CNN has rapidly brought it back, bringing it just…