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Imagery Of Bookcases Are Soaring On CNN During Covid-19 As Interviewees Call In From Home

As CNN relies more and more heavily on interviewing people at home during the Covid-19 crisis, imagery of bookcases are…

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How Trend Detection Can Flag Bursty Advertising Campaigns

One of the metrics we track in the Visual Global Entity Graph (VGEG) 2.0 using Google's Cloud Video API to analyze…

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We're Talking About "Experts" At Twice The Rate Of The Past Three Years

Mentions of the word "experts" in worldwide online news have nearly doubled in the past four months compared to their…

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Greater Variety Of Objects And Activities Depicted On CNN In Covid-19 Era

One of the metrics we track in the Visual Global Entity Graph (VGEG) 2.0 using Google's Cloud Video API to analyze…

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Little Change In Total Daily Words Spoken On CNN During Covid-19

One of the metrics we track in the Visual Global Entity Graph (VGEG) 2.0 using Google's Cloud Video API to analyze…

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Fewer Speaker Changes On CNN During Covid-19

One of the metrics we track in the Visual Global Entity Graph (VGEG) 2.0 using Google's Cloud Video API to analyze…

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Shot Changes Stabilize On CNN In Covid-19 Era

One of the metrics we track in the Visual Global Entity Graph (VGEG) 2.0 using Google's Cloud Video API to…

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Daily Onscreen Text Increasing In Covid-19 Era

Since January 25th, we've used Google's Cloud Video API to nonconsumptively analyze CNN's daily airtime in collaboration with the Internet…

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Tracing "I/Me" Versus "Us/We" Pronoun Use On Television News

Has the election of Donald Trump or the Covid-19 pandemic changed the very pronouns that television news uses? Last year…

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We're Talking Less And Less About "The Elderly" And Covid-19

As Covid-19 spread to the US, an early narrative from public health officials was that it affected primarily "the elderly"…

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WashPost: Trump And Fox Went All-In On A Coronavirus Silver Bullet. But Maybe The Wrong One

The Washington Post's Philip Bump looks at Fox News coverage of several Covid-19 "cures" touted by the White House. Read…

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"Due Process" Surges On TV News From 2017 With Fox Taking The Lead

Mentions of the phrase "due process" were fairly minimal on television news until November 2017 and have remained elevated ever…

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Biden Allegations Getting Little Television News Attention Outside Fox

Since becoming a household name in 2017, the phrase "MeToo" has largely faded from television news coverage. Live Version. Over…

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Opioid Epidemic Gets Fraction Of Coverage Of Covid-19 Despite Higher Death Count

During 2017 alone more than 47,600 Americans died from the opioid epidemic, yet despite this, it received just 16,972 mentions…

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MSNBC Mentioning Covid-19 Less Than CNN And Fox News

Earlier this week, the Wall Street Journal noted that CNN and Fox News' ratings have increased sharply during the Covid-19…

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Opioid Epidemic Fading From The News

The opioid epidemic was America's major public health epidemic of the last five years, but began fading in May 2018…

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Computer Imagery And Infographics Increase On CNN

Airtime on CNN depicting "screenshot" or "graphics" or "graphic design" or "screen", all of which typically proxy imagery from video…

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Medical Imagery Increases On CNN

Airtime depicting "hospital" or "medical" or "medical equipment" has steadily increased on CNN, beginning slowly around Feb. 23, increasing more…

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Images Of Crowds Fade Away On CNN

In this unprecedented era of "social distancing", the very imagery of television news is changing. The timeline below shows the…

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Newscasters Make Up Steady Percent Of CNN Since Mid-March

The combination of switching to remote video interviews (which feature speakers in a newsroom-like "talking head" configuration), an increased focus…

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Evening News Shows Haven't Mentioned Gas Prices Since October

Television evening news shows on ABC, CBS and NBC have mentioned "gas prices" steadily over the past decade and have…

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Changes In How Television Networks Use The Word "The"

A BBC News article earlier this year noted the power of the word "the" in the English language. This got…

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CNN Steadily Ramping Up Mentions Of "Doctor" Since February 26

Mentions of "doctor" or "dr." in the onscreen text of CNN since January 25th (minus mentions of its resident commentator…

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Television News Embraces Governors

Last week we showed how the word "governor" was being mentioned on television news at rates that have largely been…