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TV Visual Explorer: Using Still Image Video Surrogates With Video AI

Last month we explored what Google's Cloud Video API sees in an episode of Russian television's "Antifake" show. In that…

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TV Visual Explorer: Bloomberg Television 2020-Present Historical Backfile Now Available

To make it possible for scholars, journalists and public health officials to better understand how the story of the Covid-19…

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Behind The Scenes: Decoupling Ingest From Processing

Always remember that once data is ingested into the cloud, it can be made available anywhere at any scale. Thus,…

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Mentions Of China's "Zero Covid" Efforts Fade From American Television News

Mentions of China's ambitious "zero covid" efforts peaked in December last year and again from March to May of this…

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Behind The Scenes: Lessons Learned From Ingesting Large Datasets Into The Cloud

Given GDELT's immense global scale and footprint that extends across nearly every GCP data center worldwide, we are frequently asked…

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MSNBC Leads "Minority Rule" Mentions With Steady Coverage Since September 2020

The phrase "minority rule" has appeared on American television news over the past decade, but really took off on MSNBC…

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TV Visual Explorer: CNBC 2020-Present Historical Backfile Now Available

To make it possible for scholars, journalists and public health officials to better understand how the story of the Covid-19…

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As Rental Prices Rise Television News Mentions Edge Up Again

As rental prices continue to increase across the nation, mentions of them on television news have been increasing since a…

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Fox News Aired Cassidy Hutchinson's Testimony, But That's About It

The Washington Post's Philip Bump examines how television news has covered Cassidy Hutchinson's January 6th testimony. Read The Full Article.

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TV Visual Explorer: Fox Business 2020-Present Historical Backfile Now Available

To make it possible for scholars, journalists and public health officials to better understand how the story of the Covid-19…

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Abortion Is Rapidly Fading From The Media

Mentions of abortion are fading from the media landscape at a remarkably rapid and truncated clip, fading considerably faster than…

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Ukraine Continues To Fade From The News As The War Grinds On

As the Russian invasion of Ukraine grinds on, the conflict is steadily fading from the news, both US and international…

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TV Visual Explorer: A Look Back: Justice Sotomayor Confirmation Hearings On CNN In July 2009

With the new availability of the CNN, MSNBC and Fox News July 2009 to present historical backfile in the TV…

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Fox News Continues To Lead With Free Speech And First Amendment Mentions

Over the past decade, Fox News has led its peers CNN and MSNBC in mentions of free speech and the…

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Mortgage Mentions Rising On Business TV News Channels But At Historic Lows On General News Channels

Even as rising mortgage rates raise affordability concerns, they aren't attracting outsized media attention. The timeline below shows total monthly…

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Economic Uncertainty (EU) Score Remains Low And Not Rising Substantially

Economic uncertainty is a closely watched metric by economists. Scholars like Alexopoulos & Cohen and Baker, Bloom & Davis have constructed simple narrative indicators…

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TV Visual Explorer: A Look Back: "California Going To Pot" On CNN In July 2009

With the new availability of the CNN, MSNBC and Fox News July 2009 to present historical backfile in the TV…

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Donald Trump Once Again Mentioned More Than Joe Biden On Television News

With the Congressional January 6th hearings underway, Donald Trump has leapfrogged Joe Biden since early last month to once again…

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As Global Demands For Coal Soars Media Coverage Remains Largely Flat

As global demand for coal soars in response to skyrocketing natural gas costs and availability concerns, media coverage is barely…

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Amid Soaring Recession Coverage We Haven't Talked About Debt Since January 2014

Even as mentions of a possible recession soar on television news, discussion of debt has largely faded away. The topic…

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TV Visual Explorer: CNN, MSNBC & Fox News 2009-Present Historical Backfile Now Available

We are immensely excited to announce today the general availability in the TV Visual Explorer of the complete Internet Archive…

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Mentions Of Approval Ratings Fading Except On Fox News

Mentions of approval ratings remained relatively stable under Obama with regular spikes, but increased steadily from March 2016 through late…

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The Metaverse Takes Off On CNBC and Bloomberg But Not Fox Business

Since bursting into the public consciousness in March 2021, mentions of the "metaverse" are increasing on CNBC and Bloomberg, but…

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July Fourth Mentions Grow Over Past Decade On Television News

How has the Fourth of July been covered in the news? The timeline below shows monthly mentions across CNN, MSNBC…