The Global Young Faculty

This project was financially supported by the Global Young Faculty. The Global Young Faculty is an initiative of Stiftung Mercator in cooperation with the University Alliance Ruhr and is coordinated ...

News-scan Reading Overview



Our Team

Our Team, This Project is a Team Work Project for Students of Univercity Essen. This Team involves Students of several subjects of study like Angewandte Informatik Bachelor, Angewandte Informatik Master, ...

Evaluation

To evaluate NewsScan in terms of wording, coloring and usability, we will conduct qualitative user studies. Participants will be interviewed and asked about their perception of the tool in general ...

Information nutrition labels

NewsScan implements six information nutrition labels: source popularity, article popularity, ease of reading, sentiment, objectivity and political bias. Ease of reading, sentiment and objectivity have been proposed by Fuhr et ...

Introduction

Nowadays, the amount of online news content is immense and its sources are very diverse. For the readers and other consumers of online news who value balanced, diverse and reliable ...

Visualization

Colors and icons Our information nutrition labels are represented by simple, easy-to-identify and well-known icons, which have been shown to be easily understood by users (Antunez et al., 2013; Campos ...