A World of High-Quality Accessible News for All

Posted on June 26, 2019 by webhose

Today if you rely on the internet for your news, you’re probably one of many who refuse to pay for it. And although that puts you in good company, it may also be making you ignorant. For better or worse, many of the top quality publishers, such as the New York Times and the Washington...

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Avoid Biased Data Analysis with Clean and Structured Data

Posted on March 10, 2019 by Shai Schwartz

I want to share with you an unfortunate truth: All data is biased. Here at Webhose, we’ve written about this at length in our posts that explained how surveys are biased and the danger of fake reviews.  News headlines throughout 2018 were full of examples of disinformation, fake news and the questioning of its impact...

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Webhose 2018 Year in Review

Posted on December 21, 2018 by webhose

The Year in Review at Webhose What a year we’ve had at Webhose! With your ongoing feedback we’ve been able to develop offerings that better serve you. As we stop to catch our breath before the year ends, we wanted to review how much was achieved in such a short time. And we thought the...

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Track Your News with RSS Instead of Social Media

Posted on August 29, 2018 by webhose

One of the first popular sites to ever offer RSS, Rich Site Summary (or Really Simple Syndication) was the New York Times in early 2002. These feeds brought the advantage of learning about the latest news or trends from a variety of sources at once, without being obligated to subscribe, see ads, or opt-in to...

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Meet the Online News Archive: Time for Some Historical Perspective

Posted on March 12, 2018 by Guy Mor

Today we’re very excited to announce the latest milestone in our journey to make structured web data easily accessible to every organization, developer and researcher: the Online News Archive has now been officially launched!   TL;DR version: it’s a massive database of online news articles in structured format collected from thousands of sources in over...

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Richer Media Analysis with Broadcast News Transcripts

Posted on November 23, 2017 by eranl

After a few long nights and some very tired developers, we’re proud to introduce the Broadcast Data Feed: transcribed, structured, and machine-readable television and radio programming from 1091 US TV stations, 21 Canadian TV stations, 83 Spanish-US TV Stations and 356 Radio Stations. This new product line is available and ready for you to use,...

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Quick Guide to News APIs

Posted on October 10, 2017 by eranl

Monitoring mass media has come a long way since the days of the press-cutting agency. The bulk of today’s news is published online, while modern technology lets us store, index and query massive amounts of textual data in milliseconds. Digitization presents clear advantages for consumers, who can now read or watch the news from the...

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Can Data Science Deliver a Fake News Detector?

Posted on April 4, 2017 by ohadf

Regardless of your political opinion, fake news has dominated the conversation since the 2016 US presidential election. The crux of the problem is that the very definition of what qualifies as fake news is in dispute. Still, most of us would like to know if the news story we’re reading reflects actual events – or...

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Posted in Machine Learning