Media Cloud, an open-source platform for media analysis.

Media Cloud is an open-source media research project, enabling the study of news and information flow globally. The project is administered as a consortium collaboration between the Media Ecosystems Analysis Group, the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and Northeastern University. It was originally incubated at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Analysis and visualization tools

Our open-source analysis tools are built on top of our global news database of over 1 billion stories, as well as APIs for social media platforms. The tools allow for the aggregation, analysis, delivery, and visualization of information, providing insights into complex quantitative and qualitative questions about the media.

Media Cloud Directory

A searchable index of the over 60,000 news media sources in our database, the largest open-source repository of digital news worldwide.

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