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Video: CNN Is Finally Winding Down Its Once-Ubiquitous Covid-19 Dashboard

The timeline below tracks the total seconds of daily airtime since the start of last year that CNN's Covid-19 dashboard has been…

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A Planetary Scale Open Dataset: Just How Big Is GDELT As Of 2021?

Just how large is GDELT as of 2021? Back in July 2018 we showed that GDELT at the time encompassed…

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Video: Trump Finally Begins To Fade From The Television News Limelight

The timeline below shows the weekly percentage of airtime across CNN, MSNBC and Fox News that mentioned Donald Trump since 2015. Since…

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Video: Immigration Mentions Soar On Fox News While CNN And MSNBC Give It Little Attention

The timeline below shows the percentage of monthly airtime across CNN, MSNBC and Fox News over the past decade mentioning immigration. Coverage…

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WashPost: The Surprisingly Simple Political Calculus Behind 'Cancel Culture'

The Washington Post's Philip Bump looks at how the major television channels have varied in their coverage focus. Read The…

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Immigration Mentions Soar on Fox News While CNN And MSNBC Give It Little Attention

The timeline below shows the percentage of monthly airtime across CNN, MSNBC and Fox News over the past decade mentioning immigration. Coverage…

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CNN Is Finally Winding Down Its Once-Ubiquitous Covid-19 Dashboard

The timeline below tracks the total seconds of daily airtime since the start of last year that CNN's Covid-19 dashboard has been…

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Television News Is Suddenly Talking About Inflation Again

The timeline below shows the monthly percentage of airtime devoted to mentions of inflation across CNN, MSNBC and Fox News…

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The Cuomo Stories Are Already Fading On Television News

Andrew Cuomo's twin stories of underreported nursing home deaths and sexual harassment allegations have been covered by Fox News almost…

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Minimum Wage Fades From Television News

The timeline below shows the percentage of monthly airtime over the past decade across CNN, MSNBC and Fox News that mentioned the…

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Trump Finally Begins To Fade From The Television News Limelight

The timeline below shows the weekly percentage of airtime across CNN, MSNBC and Fox News that mentioned Donald Trump since 2015. Since…

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Television News Ngrams Reach 3.4 Billion Records

The Television News Ngram 2.0 Dataset has reached more than 3.4 billion records (station+ngram+10min unique tuples), charting more than a…

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More Lessons From GDELT 3.0's Crawler Architectural Reimagination

Last week we shared updates on some of the architectural changes we're making under the hood to GDELT 3.0's server…

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Video: Fox News Covers Dr. Seuss Story More Than CNN And MSNBC Combined

The timeline below shows the total mentions of Dr. Seuss across CNN, MSNBC and Fox News since the start of this month…

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ITFLOWS Presentation

Kalev met with some of the ITFLOWS team today representing a broad consortium of organizations to discuss the full range…

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New York Times: Name That Keyword

The New York Times' White House Correspondent Jim Tankersley tweeted the graph above of a particular keyword's usage across television…

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Video: Fox News Covers This Year's Cuomo Stories 2.2x More Than CNN And MSNBC Combined

The timeline below shows the total mentions of Cuomo (this covers both the governor and his brother) across CNN, MSNBC and Fox…

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Television News Mentions Of Covid-19 Vaccine Side Effects Disappear

The timeline below shows the total number of daily mentions of Covid-19 vaccines and the phrase "side effects," showing mentions began to…

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US Television News Barely Mentions Equatorial Guinea Explosion

The timeline below shows the total number of mentions of the massive explosion in Equatorial Guinea this past weekend in which 98 people have…

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Television News Has Started Talking About Covid-19 Vaccine Booster Shots

The timeline below shows the total number of daily mentions of vaccine booster shots (using smoothing) across television news, showing that they…

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CJR: CNN Public Editor: How CNN Amplifies Social Media Misinformation

Columbia Journalism Review's Public Editor for CNN references our collaboration with First Draft examining television news coverage of Donald Trump's…

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Video: BBC & CNN Lead The Way In Television News Coverage Of Covid-19 Variants While Fox Gives Them Much Less Airtime

New mutant Covid-19 strains have garnered increasing attention from public health officials over concerns they may be more infectious and…

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The Challenges Of Single-Threaded Socket Polling For Data-Intensive Crawlers

GDELT's globally distributed crawler fleets have historically used single-core VMs to absolutely maximize the aggregate number of distinct IP addresses…

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Fox News Covers Dr. Seuss Story More Than CNN And MSNBC Combined

The timeline below shows the total mentions of Dr. Seuss across CNN, MSNBC and Fox News since the start of this month…