Enabling News Consumers to View and Understand Biased News Coverage: A Study on the Perception and Visualization of Media Bias

  title={Enabling News Consumers to View and Understand Biased News Coverage: A Study on the Perception and Visualization of Media Bias},
  author={Timo Spinde and Felix Hamborg and Karsten Donnay and Angelica Becerra and Bela Gipp},
  journal={Proceedings of the ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries in 2020},
Traditional media outlets are known to report political news in a biased way, potentially affecting the political beliefs of the audience and even altering their voting behaviors. Many researchers focus on automatically detecting and identifying media bias in the news, but only very few studies exist that systematically analyze how theses biases can be best visualized and communicated. We create three manually annotated datasets and test varying visualization strategies. The results show no… Expand
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