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High Resolution Animated Twitterverse Map 2012-2014

Kalev's latest article, "Who's Doing the Talking on Twitter?", was published in The Atlantic yesterday.  The article includes an animated GIF movie…

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A Zoomable Map of The Twitterverse 2012-2014

There wasn't room to include the map below in "Who's Doing the Talking on Twitter?", out in The Atlantic today, but…

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Who’s Doing the Talking on Twitter?

Kalev's latest study explores the evolution of Twitter over the last three years, from January 2012 to December 2014 and…

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Is Donald Trump Really Dominating Media Coverage?

Kalev's latest study, published this afternoon in The Guardian's Data Blog, explores how vastly different of a picture you get of…

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Kalev Named Google Developer Expert for Google Cloud Platform

We are enormously excited to announce that Kalev has been named as a Google Developer Expert for Google Cloud Platform! Google…

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Wolfram Data Summit 2015: Planetary Scale Computing

Kalev will be speaking at the 2015 Wolfram Data Summit, presenting "Quantifying, Visualizing, and Forecasting Global Human Society: What it…

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Hellenic Public Radio Cosmos

Kalev was interviewed today on Hellenic Public Radio Cosmos FM 91.5 FM WNYE about the findings of his latest Foreign…

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A New Way to Read the Crisis in Greece

Kalev's latest column for Foreign Policy magazine explores how Google Trends and news analytics offer a fundamentally new look into global…

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Mapping Libraries: Creating Real-time Maps of Global Information

Kalev's latest guest post for the Library of Congress' The Signal blog is "Mapping Libraries: Creating Real-time Maps of Global Information",…

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Storybase: Towards Building a Knowledge Base for News Events

Zhaohui Wu of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, and Chen Liang and C. Lee Giles of the Department…

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Towards a Generalized Model of Media Fatigue: Vanuatu & Nepal

The results of our collaboration with IRIN to explore the effects of media fatigue in coverage of the April 24th,…

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IRIN News: The Nepal Earthquake at Three Months: Media Fatigue and Bias

In collaboration with IRIN News, on the three-month anniversary of the Nepal Earthquake, we wanted to explore what it looks like…

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IRIN News: Hissene Habre

IRIN News used GDELT to explore the focus of reporting about Former Chadian President Hissene Habre from 1979 through present, finding that…

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Online Activists Fight ISIS

A new article published by the Sinclair Broadcast Group last night delves into more detail on the online fight against…

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Tracking Memes & Virality on Television: SOTU 2015

In collaboration with the Internet Archive, using massive audio scanning algorithms, the 2015 State of the Union address was broken…

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Money & Politics on Television: Philadelphia 2014 Campaigns

In collaboration with the Internet Archive, human coding and machine tracking was used to identify all 74 political ads that ran on…

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Mapping the Geographic Networks of Global Refugee Flows

Today we unveil a visualization of global refugee flows as seen through the eyes of the world's press.  More precisely,…

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IRIN News: Burundi Update July 2015

IRIN News used GDELT to explore how total news coverage volume and average emotional tone of Burundi has evolved over the…

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GDELT Mentioned in New Routledge Book

GDELT is mentioned in a chapter in the new book "Digital Technology and the Future of Broadcasting: Global Perspectives", edited…

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International Labour Organization WESO Trends 2015

The International Labour Organization's annual World Employment and Social Outlook – Trends 2015 report features on page 30 a visualization…

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Mapping Greece Through the Eyes of the World

Today we unveil a map of the unfolding Greek crisis as seen through the eyes of the world's news media…

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A Network Diagram of Greece July 1-15

Using the sample GKG 2.0 BigQuery network query, the following visualization shows the network of the top 1,500 connections among…

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How to Really Counter the Islamic State's Messaging

Kalev's latest column for Foreign Policy focuses on how to rethink our approach to counter-messaging the Islamic State, offering a…

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A Montage of 500 Years of the Imagery of Books

Its been just under a year since GDELT creator Kalev Leetaru collaborated with the Internet Archive and Flickr to extract the images…