NECO 2017-2016

NECO 2017

Date: 15th May 2017 (Monday)

Room: Symphonie 3B (Level 5 of the Hyatt Regency)

Regular paper: 20 mins for presentation, 5 mins for Q&A Short paper: 10 mins for presentation, 5 mins for Q&A

1:30~1:35 Welcome and Opening remarks

1:35~2:00 Benjamin Horne and Sibel Adali, This Just In: Fake News Packs a Lot in Title, Uses Simpler, Repetitive Content in Text Body, More Similar to Satire than Real News

2:00~2:25 Izabela Moise and Emina Boudemagh, News Media Coverage of Refugees in 2016: a GDELT Case-Study

2:25~2:40 Haewoon Kwak and Jisun An, Data-driven Approach to Measuring the Level of Press Freedom Using Media Attention Diversity from Unfiltered New

2:40~2:45 Short Break

2:45~3:30 Group Activity

3:30~4:00 Coffee Break

4:00~4:25 Yu Wang, Xiyang Zhang, and Jiebo Luo, Tactics and Tallies: A Study of the 2016 U.S. Presidential Campaign Using Twitter ‘Likes’

4:25~4:50 Alicja Piotrkowicz, Vania Dimitrova, Jahna Otterbacher and Katja Markert, The Impact of News Values and Linguistic Style on the Popularity of Headlines on Twitter and Facebook

4:50~5:15 Benjamin Horne and Sibel Adali, Richard Niemi and Yuncheng Li, The Impact of Crowds on News Engagement: A Reddit Case Study

5:15~5:30 Closing Remark

NECO 2016

Date: 17th May 2016 (Tuesday)

Room: Quirinius, Maternushaus

Regular paper: 20 mins for presentation, 5 mins for Q&A Short paper: 10 mins for presentation, 5 mins for Q&A

1:30~1:45 Welcome and Opening remarks

1:45~2:10 Matthew J. Williams, Iulia Cioroianu, Hywel T.P. Williams, Different news for different views: Political news-sharing communities on social media through the UK General Election in 2015

2:10~2:35 Haewoon Kwak, Jisun An, Revealing the Hidden Patterns of News Photos: Analysis of Millions of News Photos through GDELT and Deep Learning-based Vision APIs

2:35~2:45 Short Break

2:45~3:30 Group Activity

3:30~4:00 Coffee Break

4:00~4:25 Lucy X. Wang, Arthi Ramachandran, Augustin Chaintreau, Measuring Click and Share Dynamics on Social Media: A Reproducible and Validated Approach

4:25~4:40 (short) Yu Wang, Jiebo Luo, Richard Niemi and Yuncheng Li, To Follow or not to Follow: Analyzing the Growth Patterns of the Trumpists on Twitter

4:40~5:00 Closing Remark