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Advanced Mapping with the GDELT API + BigQuery

Today we feature the second half of the announcement of our incredible new collaboration with online mapping platform CartoDB to make…

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A Discussion on Crisis Communications

Kalev will be speaking next week at an event at Blair House hosted by the Office of the Chief of…

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Mapping Global Protests Redux

Two years ago Pennsylvania State University doctoral student John Beieler put together an animated map of global protests over the…

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GDELT at National Defense University Senior Executive Seminar

Kalev spoke at the Countering Transnational Threats Senior Executive Seminar: "Understanding Perceptions and Countering Narratives" at National Defense University yesterday,…

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Mapping ISIS: Three Month Cumulative Animation

To complement our interactive clickable map of the last three months of global media narrative around ISIS, we've created the…

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Mapping ISIS: Three Months of Global ISIS Narrative

In the latest addition to our map series using CartoDB, we plot all worldwide news coverage monitored by GDELT 2.0 from…

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Making Maps with GDELT + CartoDB: A New Collaboration

Today we are enormously excited to announce an incredible new collaboration with online mapping platform CartoDB to literally make the world's…

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Mining Libraries: 20 Years of Massive Computing on the World's Information

The forthcoming 2015 issue of the journal Information Services & Use features two pieces by Kalev.  The first is an in-the-trenches…

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Making Of: Mapping Three Months of Poaching, Drones, and Cyber

Despite being up less than 12 hours, we've already been getting some great feedback on our latest map series, which…

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Mapping Cyber: Three Months of Global Discussion of Cyberattacks

In the latest addition to our map series using CartoDB, we plot all worldwide news coverage monitored by GDELT 2.0 from…

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Mapping Drones: Three Months of Global Discussion of Drones

In the latest addition to our map series using CartoDB, we plot all worldwide news coverage monitored by GDELT 2.0 from…

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Mapping Poaching: Three Months of Wildlife Crime

In the latest addition to our map series using CartoDB, we plot all worldwide news coverage monitored by GDELT 2.0 from…

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Simon Rogers Tweets News Co-occur Globe

Simon Rogers, formerly Data Editor at Twitter and founder of the Guardian's Datablog, and now Data Editor at Google, tweeted…

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GDELT Makes Cameo Appearance at Google I/O Afterparty

GDELT made a cameo appearance on one of the big screens at the Google I/O afterparty last week through a clip from…

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Mapping Media Geographic Networks: The News Co-occurrence Globe

Today we're tremendously excited to unveil a long-awaited visualization that explores how the world's news media groups countries into distinct…

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Tutorial: Instant News Maps Using CartoDB + GKG API

A week and a half ago we unveiled a tutorial on mapping GDELT in CartoDB using our GKG GeoJSON files….

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Embed This Map!

Earlier today we debuted the new GDELT Geographic News Search service, which allows you to interactively map the people, organizations, GDELT Themes,…

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Exploring the 2016 US Presidential Campaign Through GDELT

A number of you have asked how GDELT might be used to explore the narrative of a presidential election campaign,…

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Announcing GDELT Geographic News Search!

We are enormously excited today to announce the formal unveiling of GDELT Geographic News Search!  The Geographic News Search service allows…

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IRIN News Features GDELT Map

IRIN News featured yesterday's animated map of the geography of its last three months of coverage in today's DataViz section!…

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Mapping Three Months of IRIN's Coverage

In a similar vein to our past maps of A Week in the Life of the World's News Media and A…

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Creating a Customized Global GKG GeoJSON Feed

After posting about the new GDELT GKG Global GeoJSON files, we heard from quite a number of you that you were…

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Visualizing the Linguistic Geography of the World's News

There's an old adage in journalism that "all news is local" – meaning that reporters filter and narrate the news to…

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Visualization and Model Explores Insurgent Dynamics

Denes Csala created this really neat visualization of GDELT by country from 1979 to present for each country, overlaying key…