Mapping The Geography of 2015 Through Massive News Mining

Feb 03, 2016



 

The geography of the world’s news media as seen through the GDELT Project March-December 2015 (Credit: Kalev Leetaru)
The world’s news media offers an incredibly rich geographic lens through which to understand our global world. Using massive news mining, what might it look like to map every location mentioned in news coverage from around the world over the course of last year to create a map of 2015 as seen through the eyes of the world’s presses?news-geography-2015july-language-map
Each location on earth monitored by GDELT February to July 2015 colored by the primary language of news monitored by GDELT mentioning that location (Credit: Kalev Leetaru)
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