Media Cloud Dashboard Answers Online Content Questions
May 2011 | From the field | Journalism & Media

Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet & Society, a MacArthur grantee, has launched an open source, open data platform called Media Cloud Dashboard, which allows researchers to answer quantitative questions about the content of online media. The Dashboard tool generates weekly word clouds of mainstream and new media news content, and allows researchers, journalism critics, and interested citizens to examine what media sources cover which stories, in what language, and how stories spread.

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