A method for studying historical newspaper datasets

The study “A data-driven approach to studying changing vocabularies in historical newspaper collections” by Simon Hengchen from University of Gothenburg, Ruben Ros from University of Luxembourg, and Jani Marjanen and Mikko Tolonen from University of Helsinki created two-step method for studying the topic of nation and semantically related words. Although the concept of nation, nationhood … Continued

ARTICLE: Studying newsworthiness with corpus analysis

Various methods of corpus analysis can be insightful in studying the ways newsworthiness of events is constructed, write Amanda Potts, of Lancaster University, Monika Bednarek, of University of Sydney, and Helen Caple, of University of New South Wales. They applied a number of analytical methods to a massive corpus of almost 42 000 news stories … Continued