Large Scale Analysis of Media Content (Twitter, News & Historical Newspapers)

Date: 8th March 2017

Speaker: Professor Nello Cristianini (University of Bristol)

Prof Nello Cristianini from the University of Bristol presented an excellent seminar on 'Large Scale Analysis of Media Content (Twitter, News and Historical Newspapers)'.

Nello presented recent work in the area of media content analysis, its big-data origins, and its applications to social science and humanities. In particular, his presentation focused on his three present projects: an analysis of twitter content; an analysis of gender bias in modern news; and an analysis of historical trends in 150 years of British and American newspapers. This is joint work performed as part of the ERC Advanced grant ThinkBIG.