Consumers and Suppliers : Attention asymmetries . A Case Study of Aljazeera ’ s News Coverage and Comments

  title={Consumers and Suppliers : Attention asymmetries . A Case Study of Aljazeera ’ s News Coverage and Comments},
  author={Sofiane Abbar and Jisun An and Haewoon Kwak and Yacine Messaoui and Javier Borge-Holthoefer},
In the last decades researchers have devoted a fair amount of effort to understand the news geography, i.e. a description of the general patterns for which countries are presented in which other countries’ news. These efforts presume that published opinion is a good enough proxy to infer such perception; indeed, that is the case when no other evidence is available. In this work we uncover a new point of view, that of consumers, relying on a rich data set related to the comments posted by users… CONTINUE READING
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