Automated Profiling of the Balance of Optimism and Pessimism in Online News Content

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Using semantic techniques, we determined a probabilistic score indicating whether news stories were more optimistic (or solutions-oriented), versus their being more pessimistic (or threnodic). We observed over the length of our study that some news outlets, which were comparable in their topical coverage, quantity of output, and geographical focus, differed… (More)
DOI: 10.1109/ICSC.2011.85

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