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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…

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CNN Appears To Have Finally Wound Down Its Covid-19 Tracker To Just An Hour A Day Or Less

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

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Video: Television News Mentions Of The Justice Department Surge In Trump Era

The timeline below shows the number of weekly mentions of "Justice Department" on television news since July 2009, using a 7-week rolling…

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Video: Few Television News Mentions Of LGBTQ Issues During Trump's Presidency

The timeline below shows the percentage of monthly airtime across CNN, MSNBC and Fox News since July 2009 that mentioned LGBTQ…

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Global Embedded Metadata Graph (GEMG) Reaches 720 Million Articles

The Global Embedded Metadata Graph (GEMG) has now reached 720 million articles! Learn More.

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RevDet: Robust And Memory Efficient Event Detection And Tracking In Large News Feeds

This analysis by researchers at FAST-NUCES and Carleton University examines how to detect discrete events from continuous news streams: With…

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The Nuanced Networking Complexities Of Building Global-Scale Infrastructure

One of the greatest complexities in building global-scale geographically distributed systems that move vast amounts of data around the world…

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Technology & Media: Can Democracy Survive?

RealClearPublicAffairs has launched a new page featuring Kalev's work: Kalev Hannes Leetaru explores how the intersection of technology, traditional journalism,…

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A Multi-Platform Analysis Of Political News Discussion And Sharing On Web Communities

This study by researchers at Boston University, Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Binghamton University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and…

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Video: Fox News Leads Coverage Of "Cancel Culture"

The timeline below shows the total weekly seconds of airtime across CNN, MSNBC and Fox News in which the phrase "cancel culture"…

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WashPost: The One Simple Tell That Reveals Fox News's Seuss Obsession For What It Is

The Washington Post's Philip Bump examines how much attention television news channels have devoted to the Dr. Seuss story. Read…

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National Assembly Futures Institute Proposes An Alternative To Trade Conflict Caused By Political Conflict

This Korean-language article describes a report using GDELT to examine "the patterns of conflict between Japan and Korea and China…

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Video: A Look At Mask Imagery On Television News

The timeline below shows the total seconds of daily airtime since the start of last year that depicted some form of "personal…

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Fox News Covers This Year's Cuomo Stories 2.2x 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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Obama's Second Term Was Decade-Long Low For TV News Mentions Of "Non-Partisan"

The timeline below shows the total percentage of monthly airtime across CNN, MSNBC and Fox News (using a 4-month rolling average to…

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CNN's Fact Checker Daniel Dale Has Largely Disappeared From Its Coverage Since The Election

Mediaite recently suggested that CNN had dramatically reduced the airtime devoted to its resident fact checker Daniel Dale since the 2020 election….

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Video: Fox News Leads With Imagery Of Police In 2020

The timeline below shows the total daily seconds of airtime (using a 7-day rolling average) that depicted police or military personnel somewhere…

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CNN Has Covered The UK Covid-19 Variant More Than 4x MSNBC And Fox News Combined With 3x The Number Of Interviewed Doctors

The analysis and report below was compiled by the Media-Data Research Consortium (M-DRC) leveraging the television news annotation dataset created…

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Video: Comparing CNN, MSNBC And Fox News Coverage Of "Police" And "Death"

Television news covered slain Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick very differently, with CNN and MSNBC emphasizing spoken word mentions of his name…

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Video: How The Pandemic Made The Rest Of The World Fade On Television News

Television news programming in the US has long relied on Google Earth to show viewers where a particular location is…

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Visual Global Knowledge Graph (VGKG) Reaches 626 Million Images

The Visual Global Knowledge Graph (VGKG), running December 2015 through present, has reached 626 million images from worldwide news coverage!…

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Global Quotation Graph Reaches 170 Million Quoted Statements

The Global Quotation Graph, running January 1, 2020 through present, has reached 170 million extracted quotes from worldwide news coverage! Learn…

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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…