The Journalist Decision Support System is a free scalable Twitter analytics platform allowing journalists to crawl Twitter for posts and find user generated content (UGC) relevant to verification tasks. Up to 19 journalists can use JDSS simultaneously, each interactively browsing …
In recent years there has been a growing trend for the use of publically available Social Media content (e.g. Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, Instagram) for analytics within the field of journalism. Often content such as eyewitness images and videos are uploaded by people on the scene and it would help journalists to find and monitor unfolding events based on location.
This year’s IESD workshop was a lively meeting of scientists and practitioners in the field of exploring semantic web data. The workshop took place in the context of the International Semantic Web conference on October 20th in Riva del Garda, Italy.