September 2022: Data Science Insights by Rainer Freudenthaler

Wednesday, 28. September 2022
Mannheim Center for Data Science

"(...) I work in the project “Implicit and Explicit Racism in News and Social Media: Extent and Effects”, which is part of the research network “Discrimination and Racism” (FoDiRa). In this project, we build on an earlier research project in which automated methods were developed to measure explicit stigmatisation and implicit stigmatisation. By this we mean: Are certain minority groups associated above average with fear or below average with recognition (explicitly)? And are these groups mentioned in contexts with implicit negative connotations (implicit)? We want to further improve the methods and apply them to new data – to reporting in mainstream and alternative media, and to social media data from influencers. (...)"

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