Element Data: GDELT
Open database of human society
GDELT is the largest, most comprehensive, and highest resolution open database of human society ever created.
Creating a platform that monitors the world’s news media from nearly every corner of every country in print, broadcast, and web formats, in over 100 languages, every moment of every day and that stretches back to January 1, 1979, through present day, with daily updates, required an unprecedented array of technical and methodological innovations, partnerships, and whole new mindsets to bring this all together and make it a reality.
The dataset contains one table, “MY_TABLE”, which has 58 distinct fields, including: