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National Federation of Advanced Information Services (NFAIS) Annual Conference

Kalev spoke at the 2014 National Federation of Advanced Information Services (NFAIS) annual conference in Philadelphia along with Evan Sandhaus, Director…

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Using Big Data to map Ukraine's protest violence

A new map created for Foreign Policy magazine using GDELT offers a glimpse of what big data can tell us…

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CRL Webinar on the Future of the Library and Data Mining

Kalev spoke alongside Robert Scott, head of the Digital Humanities Center at the Columbia University Library, at the Center for…

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New GDELT World Leaders Index

UPDATE 2/6/2016: We are still publishing these files daily, but the list of world leaders is not currently being updated…

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Kalev's Research Opens New O'Reilly Book

Kalev's Culturomics 2.0 research opens the new O'Reilly book "Ask Measure Learn: Using Social Media Analytics to Understand and Influence…

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Technorati Interview About SyFy Opposite Worlds

Technorati ran a wide-ranging interview with GDELT creator Kalev Leetaru and executive producer JD Roth (the producer of "Beauty &…

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Kalev Featured in BBC "Living Online" Episode

Kalev's Global Twitter Heartbeat study has been widely featured in the world's media, was ranked by Harvard's Nieman Journalism Lab…

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GDELT has a new home!

Welcome to the new official website of the Global Database of Events, Language, and Tone (GDELT) project, now at www.gdeltproject.org!…

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GDELT Global Knowledge Graph

We are tremendously excited to announce the debut of the GDELT Global Knowledge Graph (GKG), which expands GDELT's ability to…

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Mapping the Global Conversation: A Network Visual of the World

What happens when you take six months of news coverage from around the world and compile a list of every…

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Washington Post Features Global Twitter Heartbeat as Top Map

The Washington Post recently ran a special feature entitled "40 more maps that explain the world" in which it "searched…

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New SyFy Reality Series Opposite Worlds Continues to Set Records

The SyFy channel's flagship new reality series, Opposite Worlds, monitors the live Twitter discourse around the show 24/7 to create…

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Half a Billion Views to 2013's Biggest Stories

All 675 million references to the more than 69 million events captured by GDELT for 2012-2013 were scanned for global…

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New GDELT Daily Trend Reports

UPDATE 2/6/2016: We are still publishing these files daily, but the list of world leaders is not currently being updated…

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Brazilian Protest Themes in the Global Knowledge Graph

This is a guest post by Andrew Halterman. The Global Knowledge Graph, in the words of Kalev Leetaru, aims to "connect every…

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Kalev's Research Powers New SyFy Reality Series Opposite Worlds

The SyFy channel's flagship new reality series, Opposite Worlds, is a prototype of the future of television in which the…

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Guest Knight Blog Post on Internet Archive Virtual Reading Room

Roger Macdonald of the Internet Archive and GDELT creator Kalev Leetaru wrote this guest post for the Knight Foundation's blog…

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Kalev to Teach Georgetown University's First Comprehensive Big Data Course

Kalev will be teaching Georgetown University's first comprehensive "big data" course as an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Edmund A….

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FP's Favorite Reads of 2013

Each year Foreign Policy magazine's editors and columnists review their favorite reads of the year. For 2013 Kalev reviewed Anthony…

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King Snowden and the Fall of Wikileaks – Network Mapping of Newsmakers

The GDELT Global Knowledge Graph to identify all people mentioned in articles referencing Edward Snowden, Julian Assange, and Wikileaks. A…

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SBP 2014 Conference Grand Data Challenge Features GDELT

The Grand Data Challenge of the 2014 International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling, & Prediction (SBP14) is titled "Computing…

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Over 100 Turn Out for GDELT DC Hackathon Hosted by Gallup

Over 100 people showed up for the GDELT hackathon held in Washington, DC on December 18, 2013 hosted by Gallup…

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GDELT DC Hackathon – Hosted by Gallup

GDELT DC HACKATHON – HOSTED BY GALLUP Wednesday, December 18, 2013 Washington, DC – The Gallup Building Following the tremendously…

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Global Twitter Heartbeat Featured as #1 Social Media Study of 2013

Harvard's Nieman Journalism Lab produces a monthly roundup of "the top papers in digital media and journalism" and at end…