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Misinfo Reaction Frames: Reasoning about Readers' Reactions to News Headlines (preprint)

@inproceedings{Gabriel2021MisinfoRF,
  title={Misinfo Reaction Frames: Reasoning about Readers' Reactions to News Headlines (preprint)},
  author={Saadia Gabriel and Skyler Hallinan and Maarten Sap and Pemi Nguyen and Franziska Roesner and Eunsol Choi and Yejin Choi},
  year={2021}
}
Even to a simple and short news headline, readers react in a multitude of ways: cognitively (e.g., inferring the writer's intent), emotionally (e.g., feeling distrust), and behaviorally (e.g., sharing the news with their friends). Such reactions are instantaneous and yet complex, as they rely on factors that go beyond interpreting the factual content the news headline. Instead, understanding reactions require pragmatic understanding of the news headline, including broader background knowledge… 

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