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News Consumption in Time of Conflict: 2021 Palestinian-Israel War as an Example

  title={News Consumption in Time of Conflict: 2021 Palestinian-Israel War as an Example},
  author={Kareem Darwish},
This paper examines news consumption in response to a major polarizing event, and we use the May 2021 IsraeliPalestinian conflict as an example. We conduct a detailed analysis of the news consumption of more than eight thousand Twitter users who are either pro-Palestinian or proIsraeli and authored more than 29 million tweets between January 1 and August 17, 2021. We identified the stance of users using unsupervised stance detection. We observe that users may consume more topically-related… Expand

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