Accepted Papers

Here is the list of papers accepted, that will be presented in the special session on Social Media Applications in News of the MSND 2012 workshop:

  • 30 | Effects of the Recession on Public Mood in the UK
    Thomas Lansdall-Welfare, Vasileios Lampos and Nello Cristianini
  • 31 | Improving News Ranking by Community Tweets
    Xin Shuai, Xiaozhong Liu and Johan Bollen
  • 32 | TwitterEcho - A Distributed Focused Crawler to Support Open Research with Twitter Data
    Matko Bosnjak, Eduardo Oliveira, Jose Martins, Eduarda Mendes Rodrigues and Luis Sarmento
  • 33 | Making Sense of it All: An Attempt to Aid Journalists in Analysing and Filtering User Generated Content
    Sotiris Diplaris, Symeon Papadopoulos, Yiannis Kompatsiaris, Nicolaus Heise, Jochen Spangenberg, Nic Newman and Hakim Hacid

Business Track

A high level business session is also included that will focus on aspects of Social Media in the News domain. Representatives of media organisations, news agencies, market research and from related fields with an expertise in innovation management, news provision, journalism, market developments and social media will discuss some of the challenges of and opportunities for the news sector with regards to social media usage.

Planned schedule (to be updated):

Duration: 1.5 hrs

What Who

Jochen Spangenberg
Moderator of the session

Keynote - Setting the scene: Intro to the topic, key issues and main challenges

Nic Newman
Digital Strategist and Consultant, London - UK

Panel discussion

Denis Teyssou
Editorial Manager Medialab R&D,
AFP - Agence France-Press, Paris - FRA

Wilfried Runde
Team Leader Innovation Projects, New Media,
Deutsche Welle, Bonn - Germany

Nic Newman
Digital Strategist and Consultant, London - UK

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