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We Haven't Mentioned The Deficit Since The Start Of Obama's Second Term

Once a major political issue, the deficit has faded into oblivion, rarely spoken of in the news since the beginning…

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Inflation Is Back In The News – At Least On Fox News

After all but disappearing from the news by 2014, inflation is slowing creeping back into the news, at least on…

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A 2020 Staple, Healthcare Isn't Gaining Media Traction

Despite being a dominant theme of the Democratic 2020 slate and dominating the debates, healthcare has received little media attention…

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How Hurricane Dorian's Media Trajectory Differed Between TV And Online News

In 2015 we showed that most natural disasters follow a fixed mathematical trajectory through the news media. However, both of…

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Except For Fox News We're Not Talking About The Economy Anymore

The timeline below shows the density of coverage on CNN, MSNBC and Fox News 2009-2019 that mentioned the words "economic"…

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Fact-Checkers Rely Heavily on Media Reports for 'Truth'

One of the most existential questions regarding the fact-checking landscape is just what constitutes "truth"? When fact-checkers review a claim,…

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We're Suddenly Talking About A Downturn

The timeline below shows the density of mentions of the word "downturn" on CNN, MSNBC and Fox News 2009-2019. Live…

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Inequality Has Dropped Off The Media's Radar

Inequality may be a 2020 Democratic buzzword but it isn't getting much media attention. The timeline below shows the density…

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We Haven't Talked About Debt Since 2013

The debt crisis played a key role in the 2008 financial collapse, but it seems the media has barely mentioned…

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Taxation Is Off The Media Agenda

Taxation was at the center of television news coverage 2010-2013 and again 2016-2017, but has largely fallen off the media…

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We've Stopped Talking About The Banking Sector

The banking sector played a key role in the 2008 economic crisis, but it seems that despite growing concerns over…

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The Four Stages Of TV News Trade Coverage 2009-2019

Trump's presidency has become defined by trade, yet a closer look at television news coverage suggests there have actually been…

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We're Starting To Talk About A 'Slowdown' Again

The word "slowdown" is typically used in an economic sense to indicate a stalling economy that is a harbinger of…

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New Keynote: The Impact Of 'Deep Fakes' On Communication

Kalev's latest 45-minute keynote takes a pragmatic look at the evolving world of "deep fakes" and tracing responses to other…

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Numbers Show How Trump's Tweets Drive the News Cycle

Donald Trump pioneered the modern "Twitter presidency," in which everything from policy announcements to personal musings of the moment are…

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Tracking Economic Uncertainty Through Television News

Economic stability and the minimization of uncertainty plays a critical role in the overall stability and well-being of a nation….

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2020 Coverage: After Biden, Also-Ran Order Varies by Channel

Joe Biden reclaimed his spot two weeks ago as the most-covered 2020 Democratic presidential candidate across both television and online…

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FiveThirtyEight: Which Democratic Presidential Candidate Was Mentioned Most In The News Last Week?

FiveThirtyEight's latest weekly roundup of the 2020 Democratic race. Read The Full Article.

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The Top Newsworthy Twitter Accounts Of 2016-2019

Using the master archive of social media outlinks found in worldwide news coverage monitored by GDELT 2016-2019, a single SQL…

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A Timeline Of Global Social Media In The News 2016-2019

Using the new April 20, 2016 – September 7, 2019 historical backfile of social media links found in worldwide news…

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Television News Ngram Datasets (TV-NGRAM) Now Available In BigQuery

The Television News Ngram datasets are now available in Google's BigQuery platform, updated every morning, making it possible to perform…

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Television News Inventory Files Now Available In BigQuery

The Television News inventory files are now available in Google's BigQuery platform, updated every morning, making it possible to perform…

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Compiling A Master List Of Social Media In The News 2016-2019

Following on our release earlier today of all of the Donald Trump tweets found in the worldwide news coverage monitored…

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Charting The Popularity Of Donald Trump Tweets In The News 2016-2019

On a typical day around the world, how many news articles link to a tweet by Donald Trump? Since April…