Analyzing newspapersfront pages vs TwitterPablo Rey MazónVisiting Scientist, Center for Civic Media. MIT Medialab More info and all the images at:Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org numeroteca.org/cat/frontpage-newspaper/ civic.mit.edu/blog/pablo/analyzing-newspapers-front-pages
Number of articles in the front page of mainSpanish and US newspapersSpainEl País 7.5El Mundo 7.5ABC 4.5La Vanguardia 5.1La Razón 4.9Público 4.6Average 5.7USAWSJ 34.8 (28.0 short-small headlines)The Washington post 13.1The New York times 15.5The Boston Globe 17.7 (9.2 short-small headlines)USA Today 13.0Los Ángeles Times 9.7Average 17.3 (11.1 )
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Semantic analysis of news content in front pages
Compare with other media-TV Broadcast transcripts-Radio transcripts-Web front pages-Twitter
Next steps-Tool for crowdsourced analysis: PageOne-Scraping from original newspaper sites-Interactive design-Use more variables: position, number of words,image, headline size, frame of the news, content.-Integration with other news streams and analytic tools: TV broadcast, Media Meter, Twitter