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: Political satire challenged in the UK

Humour and satirical attitudes are often intertwined to political communication and journalism. The new political landscapes, in the president Trump’s US and the Brexit’s UK, have challenged mainstream broadcast political satire, argues Ric Bailey from the University of Leeds. In his essay Bailey examined the development of US and British TV satire and the consequences for … Continued