The GDELT Project introduced in a previous post discussed the origins and high-level information included in the project’s datasets.  This post will specifically explore the version 2.0 features of the Mentions dataset, which records where GDELT Events are initially discovered or later referenced, and statistics surrounding the mentions of the event in question.

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The GDELT Project introduced in a previous post discussed the origins and high-level information included in the project’s datasets.  This post will specifically explore the version 2.0 features of the Event dataset, which is the core data that everything else is keyed off.

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The Global Database of Events, Language and Tone (GDELT) Project is a massive and extensive database of global events and related media mentions, as well as extracted/inferred information, going back to 1979.  It provides a rich set of data that can be explored for macroeconomics, humanitarian relief, geopolitical movements, and so much more.

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