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Capturing Stance Dynamics in Social Media: Open Challenges and Research Directions [article]

Rabab Alkhalifa, Arkaitz Zubiaga
2021 arXiv   pre-print
We further discuss current directions in capturing stance dynamics in social media.  ...  We discuss the challenges encountered when dealing with stance dynamics, identify open challenges and discuss future directions in three key dimensions: utterance, context and influence.  ...  This leads to our discussion on research challenges needing to be tackled to enable and further research in capturing dynamics in stance detection, which we split in two parts including core (stance-specific  ... 
arXiv:2109.00475v2 fatcat:delkpiwdlrgmlljboyjm6v6gpu

Open Media Science

Kristian Martiny, David Budtz Pedersen, Alfred Birkegaard
2016 JCOM: Journal of Science Communication  
We argue that to address these challenges OS needs to include other forms of data than what can be captured in a text and extend into a fully-fledged Open Media movement engaging with new media and non-traditional  ...  In this article, we present three challenges to the emerging Open Science (OS) movement: the challenge of communication, collaboration and cultivation of scientific research.  ...  ), in the direct sharing of research artifacts (such as code, data, algorithms, ideas, notes, etc.) or in the use of audiovisual media (such as podcasts and films) to capture other forms of embodied data  ... 
doi:10.22323/2.15060202 fatcat:dvlm6dcirjgw7czq4up5labnea

Fake News Detection on Social Media: A Data Mining Perspective [article]

Kai Shu, Amy Sliva, Suhang Wang, Jiliang Tang, Huan Liu
2017 arXiv   pre-print
We also discuss related research areas, open problems, and future research directions for fake news detection on social media.  ...  Because the issue of fake news detection on social media is both challenging and relevant, we conducted this survey to further facilitate research on the problem.  ...  OPEN ISSUES AND FUTURE RESEARCH In this section, we present some open issues in fake news detection and future research directions.  ... 
arXiv:1708.01967v3 fatcat:b727omad7rfcvpk6glmhr5djg4

Media Matter

Holger Pötzsch
2017 tripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique  
The present contribution maps materialist advances in media studies.  ...  The article shows how each perspective can balance apologetic and apocalyptic approaches to the impact of in particular digital technologies, before it demonstrates the applicability of an integrated framework  ...  They opened up new fields of inquiry in media research that were inspired by phenomenological theories of perception and a distinction between a static physical body and contingent practices of embodiment  ... 
doi:10.31269/triplec.v15i1.819 fatcat:nci2limbmngurpi3lyimvb3zx4

Stance detection with BERT embeddings for credibility analysis of information on social media

Hema Karande, Rahee Walambe, Victor Benjamin, Ketan Kotecha, TS Raghu
2021 PeerJ Computer Science  
In contrast, the increasing acceptance of social media reporting leads to the spread of fake news. This is a minacious problem that causes disputes and endangers the societal stability and harmony.  ...  Fake news spread has gained attention from researchers due to its vicious nature. proliferation of misinformation in all media, from the internet to cable news, paid advertising and local news outlets,  ...  These diverse angles, namely, the dynamic and ubiquitous nature of information, difficulty in verification, and homophily prove to be some of the primary challenges in finding the credibility of the information  ... 
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.467 pmid:33954243 pmcid:PMC8053013 fatcat:a22nc4r4rzeafjl4r2ynguxvzm

Detection and Resolution of Rumours in Social Media

Arkaitz Zubiaga, Ahmet Aker, Kalina Bontcheva, Maria Liakata, Rob Procter
2018 ACM Computing Surveys  
We summarise the efforts and achievements so far towards the development of rumour classification systems and conclude with suggestions for avenues for future research in social media mining for detection  ...  At the same time, the openness of social media platforms provides opportunities to study how users share and discuss rumours, and to explore how natural language processing and data mining techniques may  ...  Open Challenges and Future Research Directions In recent years, research in rumour classiication has largely focused on the later stages of the pipeline, namely rumour stance classiication and veracity  ... 
doi:10.1145/3161603 fatcat:fl2nsxykofb65iadwizk5sbkru

Media Literacy, Democracy, and the Challenge of Fake News

2018 Journal of Media Literacy Education  
They discuss current iterations of this phenomenon alongside the effects of social media and offer a preview of the contents of this special issue on media literacy, democracy, and the challenge of fake  ...  Drawing on media ecology and critical media studies, they highlight the longer history of fake news and how this concept cannot be separated from the media technologies in which cultures grow.  ...  Within these media and social contexts, the increased reliance and role of citizens to encounter and spread news through social media presents new challenges for democracy and media literacy.  ... 
doi:10.23860/jmle-2018-10-2-1 fatcat:oh7vvm6jqvditdeh5ulg4alid4

A Turn in the Road of Media Studies

William Uricchio
2020 Nordic Journal of Media Studies  
In its place, a recursive epistemological order that actively parses the subject and shapes the textual world is fast emerging, posing challenges to established notions of agency and to narrative as a  ...  Assessments of the terms and implications of this shift will benefit from the distinctive analytic perspective that distinguishes the Nordic from many of its Anglo-American and European peers.  ...  Rather than taking on these deserving topics, I'd like to focus my comments on what I see as a fundamental and even epistemic challenge to media and the social relationships bound up in media enactments  ... 
doi:10.2478/njms-2020-0014 fatcat:a7ndamayj5fx7kigjezlyiyid4

Media capture with Chinese characteristics: Changing patterns in Hong Kong's news media system

Nicholas Frisch, Valerie Belair-Gagnon, Colin Agur
2017 Journalism - Theory, Practice & Criticism  
Many of our interviewees also worked primarily in Chinese-language media.  ...  However, the lead author reads and speaks Chinese and ensured that our sources for the paper were based on deep knowledge of Chinese-language media and related literature.  ...  The history of media capture in Hong Kong is mainly a history of legacy media capture; digital and social media provide a counterpoint.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1464884917724632 fatcat:qkq7z5gmknhrzcy4npa6fqe6l4

False News On Social Media: A Data-Driven Survey [article]

Francesco Pierri, Stefano Ceri
2020 arXiv   pre-print
and the open questions that await future research on the field.  ...  The aim of this survey is to offer a comprehensive study on the recent advances in terms of detection, characterization and mitigation of false news that propagate on social media, as well as the challenges  ...  psychological and social factors that are involved, discuss some of the effects on the real world and some open challenges.  ... 
arXiv:1902.07539v3 fatcat:nfdrmyadnvgozhdfciap3krowy

Inclusive Media Literacies: Interlacing Media Studies and Education Studies

Kirsten Drotner, Ola Erstad
2012 International Journal of Learning and Media  
In this article we discuss why media literacies are being acknowledged as a key competence across a range of life functions and policy domains, and we propose that, in order to understand and help develop  ...  order to strengthen the research base from which media literacies may be advanced.  ...  -Risks, opportunities, and critical stance. The growth of social media has advanced young people's participation in networks and communicative practices.  ... 
doi:10.1162/ijlm_a_00092 fatcat:oghrswy75vgf7nyo6vk3qysrpu

Dynamization vs. Hybridisation in Media Texts: Acquisition and Accumulation of New Properties

2020 Media Education (Mediaobrazovanie)  
In the conditions of dynamization and hybridization media texts are challenged for the reader as a very complex arrangement of levels, settings and formats.  ...  If one wants to do justice to the global perspective that has become increasingly necessary due to social and cultural developments in these disciplines, the first thing to do in linguistic and media studies  ...  Publishing fast and often, appealing to users on multitude distribution channels the challenges to journalism and media research lay in the dynamics that is really difficult to capture.  ... 
doi:10.13187/me.2020.3.515 fatcat:kocdoafsvjcu5gysvvoleutwga

Archives and identity in the context of social media and algorithmic analytics: Towards an understanding of iArchive and predictive retention

Holger Pötzsch
2017 New Media & Society  
The present article reconceptualises the archive in the context of digital media ecologies.  ...  Connecting the politics and economy of digital media with issues of identity formation and curation on social networking sites, I coin the terms iArchive and predictive retention to highlight how recent  ...  dynamics of retention in social media.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1461444817748483 fatcat:xpm4skx3zneato3w5ifex5ptqm

Social Media and the Formation of Organizational Reputation

Michael Andreas Etter, Davide Ravasi, Elanor Colleoni
2017 Academy of Management Review  
The rise of social media is changing how evaluative judgments about organizations are produced, disseminated, and accessed in the public domain.  ...  role of organizational audiences, the changing ways in which they express their evaluations, and the increasing plurality and dynamism that characterizes media reputation influence the formation of organizational  ...  In the changing reputational landscape, this methodological choice may fail to capture the increased dynamism that social media have introduced in the production and dissemination of public information  ... 
doi:10.5465/amr.2014.0280 fatcat:iaac5cytgfee3by54xmqa6nli4

Navigating the technology-media-movements complex

Cristina Flesher Fominaya, Kevin Gillan
2017 Social Movement Studies  
By mapping positions in these debates to the TMMC we identify and provide direction to three broad research areas which demand further consideration: (i) questions of power and agency in social movements  ...  In conclusion, we delineate six challenges for profitable further research on the TMMC.  ...  This wider media context is itself open to modification by social movement actors themselves, especially those engaged in critical media practices: for example, as Flesher Fominaya's research shows, 2  ... 
doi:10.1080/14742837.2017.1338943 fatcat:vr7hhptgsvcnzkd47uckjoic4m
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