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Dashboard Updated to v1.16.1

On October 13, 2015, Posted by , In updates, With No Comments

We just released a new version of the Dashboard tool.  This update (version 1.16.1) adds a bunch of new features: it now shows a heatmap of countries mentioned for certain sources you can use a color picker to set the color of each query you can name and save queries colors are maintained for reloads and saved queries re-enabled CSV download of data behind the word cloud Read the official list of bugs fixes if you want more info. If you find any problems…

Dashboard updated to v1.15.1

On September 1, 2015, Posted by , In updates, With No Comments

We just released a new version of the Dashboard tool.  This update (version 1.15.1) fixes problems folks were having with downloading a CSV of the story urls matching your query.  Now all the story urls get downloaded, instead of on some of them. Read the official list of bugs fixes if you want more info. If you find any problems please email us (mediameter@media.mit.edu) or file a new bug on our GitHub repository – thanks!

Dashboard updated to v1.15.0

On August 12, 2015, Posted by , In updates, With No Comments

We just released a new version of the Dashboard tool.  This update (version 1.15.0) is mostly small tweaks and bug fixes.  Here’s a list if you are curious: An assortment of bug fixes use asset pipeline to reduce http calls and speed up downloads infrastructure changes to support new Sources app library upgrades to stay current preparations to support searching by geographic mentions (coming soon…) If you find any problems please email us (mediameter@media.mit.edu) or file a new bug on…

New Tool: Sources

On July 22, 2015, Posted by , In updates, With No Comments

Today we’ve released a small new tool to help you explore the MediaCloud database – Sources.  With Sources you can explore our media sources, sets, and lists. This lets you easily do things like see all the 24 media sources in our US Mainstream Media set, or look at how many sentences we have been pulling from the New York Times over the last year.  Sources helps you understand how comprehensive our coverage of online media sources is.  Try it…

Improved Dashboard: Multiple Searches

On July 15, 2015, Posted by , In updates, With No Comments

With the latest round of improvements to the Media Meter Dashboard, you can now compare several Media Cloud searches at once! We’ve entirely redesigned the search interface. The new carousel-style design allows you to add as many searches as you like. We show as many searches as possible, and you can scroll horizontally through the rest. We’ve also streamlined the search fields to make searching easier. In addition to the search interface, all of the dashboard visualizations now…