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NewsScan analyzes news articles and computes information nutrition labels . These labels are presented to the reader to give her insights about the article in terms of "ingredients" -- similar to the food packages with nutrition labels. Based on these labels the reader should be supported in making an informed decision about e.g. consuming the article or not.Download
Source popularity measures how far reaching and influential the source is based on its domain name
Article Popularity measures the popularity of the article on Twitter,Google PageRank,Alexa Rank.
Ease of Reading measures how easy it is to understand the article, especially for young or non-native speakers.
Sentiment measures how opiniated the article is towards the topic (e.g. happy, amazing, bad, disgusting)
Objectivity measures how well the article states clear facts without introducing bias or personal judgments.
Political Bias predicts whether the article is biased towards the right / conservatism (0) or to the left/ liberalism (100).
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