Welcome to the

EARS Dashboard

The dashboard for insights on religion and society

To keep things speedy, we have included the maximum of sources in the table. Please narrow your search query to include any older sources. This only affects the articles shown here, for all other charts all articles were included.



Summary

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Languages

The EARS dashboard covers article summaries from all over Europe. This pie chart shows which languages were covered most in the scope of your selected filters.

Countries

The EARS dashboard covers article summaries from all over Europe. Analysts keep track of the news on religion and society in their native country. The world map below shows the countries that were covered most in the scope of your selected filters. This includes both (1) countries from which articles were summarised and (2) countries that were referenced in articles from other countries.

Topics

The graph on the right shows the percentage of articles in the dashboard that covers a certain topic over time. Topics were selected by EARS based on the relevance to EARS’ activities and priorities. They can be subjective and are shaped by the EARS context. These topics allow us to focus on certain themes and issues that are currently important.

If you have not selected any topics, the graph will show the six most popular topics in your selected timeframe. By selecting one or more specific topics, you can follow how their occurrence on the dashboard and in the media has changed over time.

Global developments

The graph on the left shows the percentage of articles in the dashboard that covers a certain global development over time. These developments are objective, universal, and important around the world. They are not necessarily directly linked to religion, but rather show how religion intertwines with them.

If you have not selected any developments, the graph will show the six most popular global developments in your selected timeframe. By selecting one or more specific developments, you can follow how their occurrence on the dashboard and in the media has changed over time.

People & Entities

The graph on the right shows the percentage of articles in the dashboard that covers a certain person or entity over time. These people and entities are recorded when summaries are added to the dashboard. 

If you have not selected any people or entities, the graph will show the six most popular ones in your selected timeframe. By selecting one or more specific people or entities, you can follow how their occurrence on the dashboard and in the media has changed over time.

Word cloud

The word cloud shows the most frequently occurring words in the summaries covered in the scope of your selected filters. This shows some key events and people regarding your selection. The more often a word appears in article summaries, the bigger it is shown in the word cloud.

Topic Venn

This Venn diagram shows how your selected topics overlap with other topics. The larger the overlap, the more summaries cover both or all topics.

If you have not selected any topics, the Venn diagram shows the five most frequently occurring topics in your selected timeframe.

If you have selected one topic, the Venn diagram shows the five topics that most frequently occur in overlap with your selected topic.

If you have selected two or more topics, the Venn diagram shows these selected topics and their overlap, and which other topics overlap most with them. The Venn diagram always shows a maximum of five topics.

Glossary

Below, you will find a glossary of the definitions used for the topics and global developments on the EARS dashboard. Topics can be subjective and are shaped by the EARS context. They allow us to focus on certain themes and issues that are currently important. Global developments are objective and universal. They play an important role across industries and across countries.