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Jul
12
Chinese media coverage of the UK elections

Chinese media coverage of the UK elections

The year 2024 might be called the Year of Elections. There are 64 countries–which are home to almost half
4 min read
Jul
05
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What Are Israelis Saying About the US Presidential Debate on Social Media?

If talking heads from Washington DC to Jerusalem can agree on one thing, it’s surely this: last Thursday Joe Biden had a terrible debate. However, sentiment on Joe Biden actually rose in Israeli social media.
3 min read
Jun
27
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What’s Behind Economic Anxiety on Chinese Social Media?

Two weeks ago, Reuters reported that inflation in China was holding steady... It was good economic news, and yet, according to a FilterLabs.AI analysis of Chinese social media activity, sentiment around inflation fell shortly thereafter. Lets look at why this occurred.
3 min read
Jun
21
What Is China Saying About the Israel-Hamas War?

What Is China Saying About the Israel-Hamas War?

In honor of summer, starting next week the FilterLabs newsletter will be changing its format for some lighter summertime fare.
4 min read
Jun
14
Why Are Putin and Xi Worried About Population Decline?

Why Are Putin and Xi Worried About Population Decline?

After decades of worrying about the impending “population bomb,” governments around the world are now facing the exact opposite problem:
8 min read
Jun
07
Regional Variations: Russians’ Attitudes Toward the War and More

Regional Variations: Russians’ Attitudes Toward the War and More

A paradox of the modern media landscape is that the world seems to be at once more comprehensible and more
3 min read
May
31
How Can Media Companies Thrive in the AI Revolution?

How Can Media Companies Thrive in the AI Revolution?

Reflections on the 2024 World News Media Congress in Copenhagen
6 min read
May
24
How is the Russian Media Spinning Shoigu’s Demotion?

How is the Russian Media Spinning Shoigu’s Demotion?

Last week, Vladimir Putin replaced Sergei Shoigu, his minister of defense, with Andrei Belousov, an economist.  Shoigu was a controversial
4 min read
May
17
Campus protest news coverage — from Israel and the Middle East

Campus protest news coverage — from Israel and the Middle East

Protests have roiled American college and university campuses for more than a month. Since Columbia students set up a “Gaza
4 min read
May
10
How are ceasefire negotiations playing in Israeli and Arab media?

How are ceasefire negotiations playing in Israeli and Arab media?

Sentiment around the ceasefire rose in both Israeli and Arabic-language media, but a more fine-grained analysis through Talisman showed just how far apart the two sides remain.
4 min read