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Dynamics of Media Attention

@article{Traag2014DynamicsOM,
  title={Dynamics of Media Attention},
  author={V. Traag and R. Reinanda and J. Hicks and G. V. Klinken},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2014},
  volume={abs/1409.2973}
}
  • V. Traag, R. Reinanda, +1 author G. V. Klinken
  • Published 2014
  • Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics
  • ArXiv
  • Studies of human attention dynamics analyses how attention is focused on specific topics, issues or people. In online social media, there are clear signs of exogenous shocks, bursty dynamics, and an exponential or powerlaw lifetime distribution. We here analyse the attention dynamics of traditional media, focussing on co-occurrence of people in newspaper articles. The results are quite different from online social networks and attention. Different regimes seem to be operating at two different… CONTINUE READING

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