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TV Visual Explorer: New Optimized Thumbnailing For Inventory Pages

In inventory mode, the TV Visual Explorer displays all available shows for a given day, listing each show's title (if…

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Policymakers And Corporate Leaders Had Two Years Of Warning About Inflation As Media Coverage Ramped Up

Worldwide news coverage of inflation collapsed at the start of the pandemic from January to March 2020, but began rebounding…

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The "Culture Wars" Picked Up On TV News In September 2017 And Have Surged Since June 2020

Mentions of the phrase "culture war(s)" on CNN, MSNBC and Fox News picked up in September 2017, but really took…

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Fox News Pivoted Away From "Extremism" Under Trump And Is An Outlier Since January 6

Over the past decade, Fox News has led mentions of "extremism" and "extremists" among its peers. However, with the election…

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TV Visual Explorer: Univision (KDTV) 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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Ransomware Fades From Television News

Ransomware first began appearing in late 2015 on television news, with bursts in late 2017 and 2019-2020, with a peak…

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TV News Mentions Of Cyber Accelerated Since December 2014 But Not Soaring

Mentions of the terms "cyber/cybersecurity/cyberwar/cyberwarfare" on CNN, MSNBC and Fox News surged in December 2014 and have remained elevated compared…

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Gallup Polls Faded From Television News In Late 2012

Gallup polls have long been a mainstay of public opinion research, yet their presence on television news has declined substantially…

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TV Visual Explorer: Telemundo (KSTS) 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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"Nationalism" Peaked On TV News From January 2016 To August 2019 But Has Faded Since

Mentions of the words "nationalism" and "nationalist(s)" appeared most commonly on CNN, MSNBC and Fox News from around January 2016…

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We're Talking More About The Supreme Court Since Donald Trump But Less Than October 2020

Mentions of the US Supreme Court have increased since the election of Donald Trump and have increased steadily since the…

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Labor Strike Mentions Below Pre-Pandemic Levels

Despite historic inflation, mentions of labor strikes have not increased substantially and remain slightly below their pre-pandemic levels. Mentions dropped…

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Fox News Featuring Gas Prices Twice As Much As CNN And 4.4 Times More Than MSNBC

The streamgraph below shows the total seconds of daily airtime in which gas prices were mentioned somewhere in the onscreen…

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TV Visual Explorer: Deutsche Welle (DW) English 2020-Present Historical Backfile Now Available

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The Media Isn't Talking About Unionization

The timeline below shows monthly mentions of unionization across CNN, MSNBC and Fox News over the past decade, showing mentions…

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Boycott Mentions Rise On Fox News Since Trump But Less On CNN And MSNBC

Looking at mentions of boycotts over the past decade, they increased since Donald Trump's election, but largely on Fox News,…

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TV Visual Explorer: Looking Back On The 10-Year Anniversary Of 9/11

As we approach the July 4th weekend, the TV Visual Explorer's 13-year archive of American television news reminds of the…

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Gas Price Mentions Continue To Rise On Business Television News

Business television news channels began focusing on the rising cost of gas in February of last year, right after Biden's…

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Gas Price Mentions On TV News Finally Eclipse March 2012 Peak On Fox News

Mentions of the price of gasoline have been rising since May 2021 and accelerating since this past November. Last month…

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TV Visual Explorer: BBC News London 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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Predicting Terrorist Attacks In The United States Using Localized News Data

This study combines the GKG and EVENT datasets to incorporate thematic narrative underpinnings in the prediction of terror attacks: Terrorism…

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Television News Coverage Of Covid-19 Continues To Decline

Since peaking in April-May 2020, television news coverage of the Covid-19 pandemic has continued to decline almost linearly. It dropped…

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Pandemic Mentions Collapse Across The World Since Russian Invasion Of Ukraine

The Russian invasion of Ukraine caused a vertical collapse in television news coverage of Covid-19 in the last days of…

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TV Visual Explorer: Al Jazeera English 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…