ARTICLE: Automated text analysis in journalism research


Huge amounts of digital content are produced every day. The constant information flow have set new challenges not only for journalism but also journalism scholars. How to describe and analyze the wealth of information? ask Elisabeth Günther and Thorsten Quandt in their newly published study.

They claim that in order to describe and analyze this wealth of information, journalism researchers need to turn to research methods, such as automated text analysis, that originated in computer science and computational linguistics.

Article is an online first publication of Digital JournalismRead the free abstract here.

Picture: n1atsigns2 by Philip Kromer, Licence: CC BY-SA 2.0


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