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Television News Contextualizer Adds Chronology Display

We've added an interactive chronology display to our television news contextualizer pilot! Context Chronology for CNN Tonight With Don Lemon…

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Using Google's Cloud Vision API To Contextualize An Entire News Broadcast Through Reverse Image Search

Google Cloud Vision API's "Web Entities" feature performs what amounts to a reverse image search across the open web, accepting…

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Identifying The Source And Description Of A Television News COVID-19 Clip On CNN

American television news footage of COVID-19 frequently shows the pandemic's impact around the world, but doesn't always provide sufficient context…

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WashPost: Monthly Mentions Of "We Build The Wall"

The Washington Post's Philip Bump examines television news mentions of the phrase "we build the wall." Read The Full Article.

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Setting Up A More Advanced Home Video Recording Studio For Higher Quality Audio In Your Videos

Last month we published an in-depth look at creating a home recording studio for everything from filming tutorial videos and…

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A Set Of Massive New Datasets For Cataloging Mask Appearances On Television News

As nations try to navigate the public health complexities of encouraging mask wearing during the COVID-19 pandemic, a key question…

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Medical Imagery On Television News Half Pre-Protest Levels

Medical imagery never constituted a major theme of television news COVID-19 coverage and fell sharply during the George Floyd protests,…

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Little Television News Coverage Of Iowa Derecho Storm

A derecho storm caused widespread damage in Iowa last week but attracted little media attention, leading one Cedar Rapids Gazette…

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Hellenic Shipping News: Goods Barometer Confirms Steep Drop In Trade But Hints At Nascent Recovery

An article in Hellenic Shipping News includes a GDELT graph of media coverage of "economic activity". Read The Full Article.

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Tracking Trump’s Tweets On Television News In 2020

President Trump ushered in the “Twitter Presidency” delivering a steady daily stream of commentary, statements, policy announcements and other posts…

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A Quick Measure Of Trump's Television Ads On CNN, MSNBC And Fox News In 2020 – Hourly Breakdown

Searching the onscreen text of CNN, MSNBC and Fox News thus far in 2020, it is possible to scan for…

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A Quick Measure Of Trump's Television Ads On CNN, MSNBC And Fox News In 2020 – Timeline

Searching the onscreen text of CNN, MSNBC and Fox News thus far in 2020, it is possible to scan for…

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Fox News Keeps Covering Portland While CNN And MSNBC Lose Interest

Fox News was the first to turn its gaze towards the unrest in Portland. CNN and MSNBC soon joined it,…

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Compiling A Dataset Of OnAir Trump Tweets On Television News In 2020

From January 1, 2020 through August 17, 2020, there were 97,278 total seconds of airtime in which the text "@realDonaldTrump"…

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World Economic Forum: Why Maps Matter In Our Response To COVID-19

An article on the World Economic Forum's blog today by SecDev Group founder Robert Muggah references GDELT and its applications…

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DVZ: Welthandel: WTO Sieht Anzeichen Einer Erholung

DVZ included a chart of global media coverage of "economic activity" in a German-language article in its latest edition. Read…

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FiveThirtyEight: Support For Black Lives Matter Surged During Protests, But Is Waning Among White Americans

Professor Michael Tesler looks at media coverage and polling support for BLM in a FiveThirtyEight article, showing television news coverage…

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Selective Rules Enforcement Stirs Facebook Transparency Debate

Last week two major stories broke about the ways in which Facebook silently bends or waives its rules to accommodate…

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Compiling A List Of Social Media Handles On Television News

What are the most common social media handles that have appeared on television news this year? Using a simple regular…

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Multilingual Television News OCR: Chinese On BBC

Google's Cloud Video API is able to transcribe an incredibly rich list of languages in the onscreen text of television…

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KTRH: Virtual Campaigns Forced to Navigate Social Media Censorship

Kalev appeared on KTRH radio in Houston, Texas to talk about social media censorship. Read The Full Article.

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Comparing COVID-19 Mentions In Captioning Versus OCR

How does the signal provided by OCR compare with that of spoken word captioning when it comes to COVID-19 mentions?…

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PLOS Computational Biology: Real-Time Estimation Of Disease Activity In Emerging Outbreaks Using Internet Search Information

This fascinating analysis uses the GKG as a signal for realtime alerting of emerging disease outbreaks. Understanding the behavior of…

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Contextualizing Television Imagery With Reverse Web Image Search, Caption Analysis And EXIF Metadata

Google's Cloud Vision API offers reverse image search, allowing you to specify a still image and it will locate other…