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Multidimensional News Quality: A Comparison of Crowdsourcing and Nichesourcing

Eddy Maddalena, Davide Ceolin, Stefano Mizzaro
2018 International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management  
In the age of fake news and of filter bubbles, assessing the quality of information is a compelling issue: it is important for users to understand the quality of the information they consume online.  ...  The agreement with the experts is not full, but in a task that is so complex and related to the assessor's background, this is expected and, to some extent, positive.  ...  Conclusions and Future Work In this paper we present an experiment that aims at comparing crowd and nichesourcing as methods for assessing the quality of online information from a multidimensional standpoint  ... 
dblp:conf/cikm/MaddalenaCM18 fatcat:t5bzo73ryjapldrkw5scniltim

Crowdsourcing Judgments of News Source Quality

Gordon Pennycook, David G. Rand
2018 Social Science Research Network  
In the age of fake news and of filter bubbles, assessing the quality of information is a compelling issue: it is important for users to understand the quality of the information they consume online.  ...  The agreement with the experts is not full, but in a task that is so complex and related to the assessor's background, this is expected and, to some extent, positive.  ...  CONCLUSIONS AND FUTURE WORK In this paper we present an experiment that aims at comparing crowd and nichesourcing as methods for assessing the quality of online information from a multidimensional standpoint  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.3118471 fatcat:7gfauxh2obclxf6b6bno6rmdxi

Proceedings Polar Libraries Colloquy 2018

Hallikainen, Lissa; Parikka, Susanna
2019
You have to differentiate between crowdsourcing and nichesourcing: crowdsourcing means usually the mechanical tasks to direct for a larger audience and nichesourcing the tasks which need the specific knowledge  ...  Questions about authority and roles How much can you share organizational authority through crowdsourcing? Or by nichesourcing?  ...  It will: ӹ Quickly but clearly outline the purpose of altmetrics. ӹ Tour Altmetric information and its quirks. ӹ Break down what kinds of evidence and support altmetrics can provide to researchers and  ... 
doi:10.7939/r3-v0dd-b419 fatcat:bhpahifwyzat7lym7aoqgor3ce