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WashPost: People Who Say They Aren’t Following The Russia Investigation Are Much More Likely To Approve Of Trump

The Washington Post's Philip Bump explores how the major networks have covered the Russian story. Read The Full Article.

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Is Social Media Becoming Too Toxic?

Somewhere along the way social media lost its way and it remains to be seen whether the current generation of…

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When Will Cities Begin To Monetize Their Residents' Data?

What happens as cash-strapped cities wake up to the immense monetary value of the vast archives of sensitive information they…

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Are Facebook's New Restrictions On Data Harvesting Actually Working?

The academic world that had so stridently attacked Facebook for its user data practices now condemns the company for limiting…

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Facebook's Automated Ad Labels Plus Facial Recognition: The Real-Life Minority Report?

Facebook’s algorithms secretly guess which of its two billion users are interested in treason while the company files patents on…

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GDELT At Google Cloud NEXT 2018

GDELT makes two appearances at Google Cloud NEXT next week! Sergei Sokolenko, Product Manager Google Cloud and Nick Caldwell VP…

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The New Yorker: Are Things Getting Better or Worse?

An article in the July 23rd issue of The New Yorker talks about how we understand and assess the world…

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GDELT 3.0: GEN 3 Crawlers & Document Extraction Infrastructure

We're incredibly excited to announce today that over the past 24 hours GDELT's entire fleet of front line article crawlers…

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BBVA: Monitoring Global Trade Support in real time using BigData

BBVA's latest report offers a fascinating glimpse of the global discussion of global trade support, including a number of innovative…

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Vox: Nearly 2 Years Into The Trump Presidency, Fox News Is Still Obsessed With Hillary Clinton

Vox's Alvin Chang compares the major networks' coverage of Clinton in the era of Trump. Read The Full Article.

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Watching The Media Wake Up In The Morning Through Crawler CPU Graphs

The global media has a definitive circadian rhythm of its own, with the total journalistic output of each country following…

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RealClearPolitics: Is 'Doxxing' the Future of Political Protest?

Kalev's latest RealClearPolitics piece explores the role of "doxing" in the modern political discourse. Read The Full Article.

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Media Matters: The Big Problem With The Term "Catch And Release"

Dina Radtke of Media Matters used the Television Explorer to examine coverage of the phrase "catch and release" on the…

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Vox: On Fox News, Family Separation At The Border Isn't Trump’s Fault. It's Democrats'.

Vox' Alvin Chang explores how the networks contextualized family separation at the border. Read The Full Article.

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How The Cloud Could Empower The Future Of Academic Publisher Text And Data Mining

As computational methods continue to infuse across the scholarly disciplines, academic publishers will face increasing calls to permit text and…

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Verizon's Lesson That You Can't Buy Your Privacy And What It Means For Facebook

Verizon teaches us that in today’s surveillance society, purchasing a product no longer protects you from becoming a product yourself…

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Could The Verizon Location Data Sale Have Compromised US Spy Networks?

Verizon’s resale of its customer location data poses not just a threat to the privacy of ordinary citizens, but in…

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Verizon Reselling Its Customers' Locations Is A Reminder We Are All Just Data For Sale

Verizon's resale of its customer location data reminds us that in our surveillance society there is no way to escape…

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Why Social Media Provenance Is More Important Than Ever In An AI-Falsified World

AI is rapidly reaching a point where the creation of nearly flawless artificial imagery and video will be within the…

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Is Academia Still Relevant In A Big Data World In Which Companies Lead The Way?

The era of "big data" is upending not just industry itself, but the traditional balance between applied and basic research…

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Facebook's Device Partners And How Nothing Has Changed Since Cambridge Analytica

The Cambridge Analytica scandal has changed little in Facebook's approach to user privacy and transparency in how it uses the…

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Should Social Media Ban Profanity And Name Calling?

Social media is the elusive elixir turning us from Dr. Jekyll to Mr. Hyde, but perhaps those same companies can…

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Could The U.S. Government's Move To The Commercial Cloud Stop Leaks And Breaches?

The US Government's growing move to the commercial cloud could dramatically improve its cybersecurity posture, reduce unauthorized leaking and lead…

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Why Do We Keep Blaming AI For Society's Ethical Concerns?

AI has increasingly become a catch-all scapegoat for the ethical conundrums of society, but the reality is that it is…