What Happens When Fake News Is Real News?

What happens to free speech in a world where a small group of elites decide what is true and what is false in the midst of a million shades of gray? Read The Full Article.

New Research Tool for Visualizing Two Million Hours of Television News

We are immensely excited to announce today the release of a powerful new timeline visualization in collaboration with the Internet Archive's Television News Archive that allows you to visualize American television news coverage of any arbitrary keyword over the last 6 years across more than two million hours totaling 5.7 billion words from 150 stations, […]

How Data And Information Literacy Could End Fake News

Technology alone cannot solve the fake news problem – only through teaching society to be data and information literate can we improve citizens’ ability to interpret the world around them. Read The Full Article.

Identifying Discordant Cybersecurity Terms between English and Russian Speakers

Ashe Magalhaes used GDELT to explore the language and narrative around cyber and crisis escalation between the US and Russia for his Autumn 2016 CS224W Class Project at Stanford University, taught by Jure Leskovec in his project titled "Identifying Discordant Cybersecurity Terms between English and Russian Speakers". Read The Full Paper.

ABC News Live Segment On Fake News

Kalev was interviewed for an ABC News Live story on fake news alongside Pierre Thomas, ABC News' senior justice correspondent. View The Full Story.

Why Stopping 'Fake' News Is So Hard

While it sounds technically easy to block “fake” news, the reality is much more complex, as much of “fake” news is actually unorthodox interpretation of available information. Read The Full Article.

Places & Spaces XI 2015: Macroscope Video

This video offers a brief overview of interacting with one of the GDELT macroscopes that was selected as just one of four macroscopes to be featured in Iteration XI (2015): Macroscopes for Interacting with Science of the Places & Spaces Mapping Science exhibition.

VGKG 2.0 Now Includes Full Tag Specifier With Group Family

Based on fantastic feedback we've heard from many of you, today we've released an updated version of the VGKG 2.0 system that now embeds the complete identifier for each metadata tag. Previously only the root tag name was listed, which meant that when a tag existed in multiple metadata specifications or in multiple documents or […]