Assessing Partisan Traits of News Text Attributions

  title={Assessing Partisan Traits of News Text Attributions},
  author={Logan Martel and Edward Newell and Drew B. Margolin and Derek Ruths},
On the topic of journalistic integrity, the current state of accurate, impartial news reporting has garnered much debate in context to the 2016 US Presidential Election. In pursuit of computational evaluation of news text, the statements (attributions) ascribed by media outlets to sources provide a common category of evidence on which to operate. In this paper, we develop an approach to compare partisan traits of news text attributions and apply it to characterize differences in statements… 


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