Selected Papers


Ranking in the Age of Algorithms and Curated News, Suman Deb Roy

Opening the Process

No Data, No Computation, No Replication or Re-use: the Utility of Data Management and Preservation Practices for Computational Journalism, Kris Kasianovitz and Regina Roberts

The Gamma: Programming tools for transparent data journalism, Tomas Petricek

The Quest to Automate Fact-Checking, Naeemul Hassan, Bill Adair, James Hamilton, Chengkai Li, Mark Tremayne, Jun Yang and Cong Yu

Data Journalism in the Classroom

Teaching Coding in Journalism Schools: Considerations for a Secure Technological Infrastructure, Meredith Broussard

“Flipping” for Journalism Tech Education, Susan McGregor

Computational Approaches to Media Bias

Gender Discrimination by Audiences of Online News, J. Nathan Matias and Hanna Wallach

Can Trending News Stories Create Coverage Bias? On the Impact of High Content Churn in Online News Media, Abhijnan Chakraborty, Saptarshi Ghosh, Niloy Ganguly and Krishna Gummadi

Consumers and Suppliers: Attention asymmetries. A Case Study of Aljazeera’s News Coverage and Comments, Sofiane Abbar, Javier Brge-Holthoefer, Jisun An, Haewoon Kwak and Yacine Messaoui

Computable Content: Structure, Context, Clarity, and Personalization

Improving the Comprehension of Numbers in the News, Pablo Barrio, Daniel Goldstein and Jake Hofman

DeScipher: A Text Simplification Tool for Science Journalism, Yea Seul Kim, Jessica Hullman and Eytan Adar

Editorial Aspects of Reporting into Structured Narratives, David Caswell, Bill Adair and Frank Russell

Putting news in context, automatically, Larry Birnbaum, Miriam Boon, Scott Bradley and Jennifer Wilson

Designing for Personalized Article Content, Carolyn Gearig, Eytan Adar and Jessica Hullman

Visualization for Story Finding and Telling

Lenses: An Open-Source Tool for Instant Data Visualizations, Amy Chen, Kareem Amin, Helen Carey and Nivvedan Senthamil Selvan

RevEx: Visual Investigative Journalism with A Million Healthcare Reviews, Cristian Felix, Anshul Vikram Pandey, Enrico Bertini, Charles Ornstein and Scott Klein

Tweet Location Detection, Bahareh R. Heravi and Ihab Salawdeh


Any accepted paper will also have a demo. A complete list of demos will be posted on the site shortly.

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