NECO'20 Program

Please note that due to the COVID-19, the workshop was held virtually.

The video of the workshop is available here for those who registered for the workshop.

Date: June 8th from 9 AM to 12:45 PM EDT (tentative).
Virtual Room (URL): Please contact if you registered but haven’t received the Zoom meeting invitation for NECO-20

Presentation for contributed talks: 15 mins for presentation, 5 mins for Q&A (20 mins)

Time Activity
09:00-09:15 EDT Welcome and Opening remarks
09:15-09:45 EDT Invited Talks
09:15-09:45 EDT Political audience diversity and algorithmic bias in news recommendation [Slides]
by Giovanni Luca Ciampaglia, University of South Florida
09:45-10:30 EDT Break
10:30-11:30 EDT Contributed Talks
10:30-10:50 EDT Intermedia Agenda Setting and Concentrated News Production: The BBC's role in the UK’s coronavirus coverage [Paper] [Slides]
by Laszlo Horvath, Susan Banducci and Katharine Tyler
10:50-11:10 EDT Measuring Public Opinion Online: Potentials and Pitfalls [Slides]
by Indira Sen, Fabian Flöck, Katrin Weller and Claudia Wagner
11:10-11:30 EDT Google's Top Stories and the 'Fairness Doctrine' [Paper] [Slides]
by Eni Mustafaraj
11:30-11:45 EDT Break
11:45-12:40 EDT Invited Talks
11:45-12:15 EDT If a Tree Falls in the Forest: COVID-19, Media Choices, and Presidential Agenda Setting [Slides]
by Masha Krupenkin, Boston College
12:15-12:40 EDT Tweeting Left, Right & Center: How users and attention are distributed across Twitter [Slides] [Report]
by Deen Freelon, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
12:40~12:45 Closing Remark