News and Social Media

Products and demos

Talks

Carlos Castillo: "Análisis automático de noticias en televisión y analítica predictiva para medios online". Jornades Tecnològiques del CAC, Consell de l'Audiovisual de Catalunya, Novembre 2016.

Carlos Castillo: Social Media News Mining and Automatic Content Analysis of News. Invited talk at Tow Center, Columbia University. New York City, USA, 2013. [VIDEO|blogpost|invitation]

Carlos Castillo: News and Social Media. Keynote at the Social News on the Web (SNOW) workshop. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2013. [acm|slides]

Papers

Bias, framing, and controversy

Alexandra Olteanu, Carlos Castillo, Nicholas Diakopoulos, Karl Aberer: "Comparing Events Coverage in Online News and Social Media: The Case of Climate Change" In Proceedings of ICWSM 2015, pp. 288-297. May 26-29 2015 in Oxford, England. [washington post|dataset|aaai|bib|slides]

Yelena Mejova, Amy X. Zhang. Nicholas Diakopoulos, Carlos Castillo: "Controversy and Sentiments in Online News". Poster in Symposium on Computational Journalism. [arxiv]

Diego Sáez-Trumper, Carlos Castillo and Mounia Lalmas: Social Media News Communities: Gatekeeping, Coverage, and Statement Bias (+ supplementary material). In CIKM 2013 (short paper) [acm|slides|mirror|bib]

Carlos Castillo, Gianmarco De Francisci Morales, Marcelo Mendoza, Nasir Khan: Says Who? Automatic Text-based Content Analysis of Television News. Workshop on Mining Unstructured Data Using NLP (UnstructureNLP) , co-located with CIKM. San Francisco, CA, 2013. [arxiv]

Sandra Gonzalez-Bailon, Gianmarco De Francisci Morales, Marcelo Mendoza, Nasir Khan and Carlos Castillo: "Reassessing Media Fragmentation and Cable News Bias through the Lens of Big Data". Submitted for publication. [request by e-mail]

News reading behavior

Janette Lehmann, Carlos Castillo, Mounia Lalmas, Ricardo Baeza-Yates: "Story-focused Reading in Online News and its Potential for User Engagement." To appear in Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology (JASIST). [request by mail]

Kiran Garimella and Carlos Castillo: FAST: Forecast and Analytics of Social Media and Traffic. In CSCW 2014 (demos). [fast.qcri.org]

Carlos Castillo, Mohammed El-Haddad, Jürgen Pfeffer and Matt Stempeck: Characterizing the Life Cycle of Online News Stories Using Social Media Reactions. In CSCW. Baltimore, USA. February 2014. [slides|arxiv pre-print|review by s.v.|doha news|wan-ifra|acm|demo]

Crowds and Curators

Janette Lehmann, Carlos Castillo, Mounia Lalmas and Ethan Zuckerman: Transient News Crowds in Social Media. In ICWSM 2013. [mirror|bib|blogpost]

Janette Lehmann, Carlos Castillo, Mounia Lalmas and Ethan Zuckerman: Finding News Curators in Twitter. Social News on the Web (SNOW) workshop. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2013. [mirror|blogpost|slides|bib|acm]

Television

Carlos Castillo, Gianmarco De Francisci Morales and Ajay Shekhawat: "Online Matching of Web Content to Closed Captions in IntoNow". SIGIR Demos, 2013. [acm]