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Monthly Archives: March 2016

Media Bias and Terror Attack Coverage

Written on March 30, 2016 at 1:18 pm, by

Northeastern News asked NULab core faculty member and assistant professor of journalism and new media John Wihbey to comment on how the news media covers terrorist attacks in light of the tragic attacks in France, Lebanon, Belgium, Turkey, Iraq, Nigeria, and the Ivory Coast. Wihbey answer “3Qs” on the topic. See what he has to  Continue Reading »

Why Is the News Media So Horrible? What We (and the Web) Can Do About It

Written on March 30, 2016 at 10:56 am, by

NULab faculty member and assistant professor of journalism and new media gives a talk about how we can change the news media.

Global Media Monitoring with Marko Grobelnik

Written on March 28, 2016 at 3:11 pm, by

We will demonstrate an operational media monitoring system that involves a large number of data streams in multiple languages. The system for Global Media Monitoring platform http://EventRegistry.org includes (a) collecting media information from 300,000 news and social media sources, (b) performing linguistic and semantic processing in multiple languages, (c) forming events and event sequences, (d) streaming information  Continue Reading »

DH Open Office Hours

Written on March 23, 2016 at 11:45 am, by

Digital Humanities Open Office Hours are held each week in the Digital Scholarship Commons (on the second floor of Snell Library). DH Open Office Hours are opportunities for students, faculty members, and librarians to discuss recent developments in the field of digital humanities and their own research. These are informal, conversational meetings held every week, and  Continue Reading »

Buscaglia on What’s Next for Cuba and US Relations?

Written on March 21, 2016 at 1:13 pm, by

NULab core faculty member and professor and chair of the department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures answers Northeastern News’s “3Qs” about the relationship between the United States and Cuba after President Barack Obama’s historic visit to Cuba in March 2016.

GIS & Data Visualization Open Office Hours

Written on March 17, 2016 at 11:44 am, by

Stop by Snell Co-Lab D near Argo Tea to meet with Steven Braun and Bahare Sanaie-Movahed, the library’s data visualization and GIS specialists. These informal drop-in open office hours are perfect for those who want to learn more about the fields or get help with specific projects!

DH Open Office Hours

Written on March 16, 2016 at 11:42 am, by

Digital Humanities Open Office Hours are held each week in the Digital Scholarship Commons (on the second floor of Snell Library). DH Open Office Hours are opportunities for students, faculty members, and librarians to discuss recent developments in the field of digital humanities and their own research. These are informal, conversational meetings held every week, and  Continue Reading »

GIS & Data Visualization Open Office Hours

Written on March 10, 2016 at 11:41 am, by

Stop by Snell Co-Lab D near Argo Tea to meet with Steven Braun and Bahare Sanaie-Movahed, the library’s data visualization and GIS specialists. These informal drop-in open office hours are perfect for those who want to learn more about the fields or get help with specific projects!

Anupam Basu, Spenser’s Spell: Linguistic Change & Historical Stylometrics

Written on March 3, 2016 at 2:30 pm, by

Spenser’s Spell: Linguistic Change and Historical Stylometrics Dr. Anupam Basu This talk will investigate one of the basic truisms about Edmund Spenser’s language – that it is distinguished by more or less systematic archaizing. A long editorial and critical tradition has held that the orthography of Spenser’s texts was distinctive and that Spenser extended the  Continue Reading »

GIS & Data Visualization Open Office Hours

Written on March 3, 2016 at 11:38 am, by

Stop by Snell Co-Lab D near Argo Tea to meet with Steven Braun and Bahare Sanaie-Movahed, the library’s data visualization and GIS specialists. These informal drop-in open office hours are perfect for those who want to learn more about the fields or get help with specific projects!

DH Open Office Hours: Sarah Connell

Written on March 2, 2016 at 11:31 am, by

Sarah Connell of the Women Writers Project will be presenting her talk, entitled “What Stuff Are You Reading Here?”: Encoding Intertextuality in Early Women’s Texts. Digital Humanities Open Office Hours are held each week in the Digital Scholarship Commons (on the second floor of Snell Library). DH Open Office Hours are opportunities for students, faculty members,  Continue Reading »

Beauchamp on How Politicians Use Your Data to Influence Your Vote

Written on March 1, 2016 at 1:02 pm, by

NULab core faculty member and Assistant Professor of Political Science Nick Beauchamp answers Northeastern News’s “3Qs” on how politicians use big data to influence your vote. Read more about voter “micro-targeting” and whether or not this is the future of political campaigning here.