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GDELT: Global Data on Events, Location and Tone

GDELT: Global Data on Events, Location and Tone - GDELT is a new CAMEO-coded data set containing more than 200-million geolocated events with global coverage for 1979 to the present. The primary author is Kalev Leetaru at the University of Illinois Graduate School of Library and Information Science. The data are based on a variety of international news sources coded using the TABARI system for events and additional software for location and tone and is updated daily. The active site is here.”

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