Issue Framing in Online Discussion Fora

Mareike Hartmann, Tallulah Jansen, Isabelle Augenstein, Anders Søgaard
2019 Proceedings of the 2019 Conference of the North  
In online discussion fora, speakers often make arguments for or against something, say birth control, by highlighting certain aspects of the topic. In social science, this is referred to as issue framing. In this paper, we introduce a new issue frame annotated corpus of online discussions. We explore to what extent models trained to detect issue frames in newswire and social media can be transferred to the domain of discussion fora, using a combination of multi-task and adversarial training,
more » ... uming only unlabeled training data in the target domain.
doi:10.18653/v1/n19-1142 dblp:conf/naacl/HartmannJAS19 fatcat:vvwhfzjqsngrlkpal6bk7fcgwi