Here you find links to related projects and articles, e.g. from news websites that have conducted analyses and experiments with their own user comments. Some articles are only available in German.
|Wikitribune||Wikitribune is led by Jimmy Wales (founder of Wikipedia) who has surrounded himself with an amazing group of people to bring Wikitribune to life.||A new kind of news platform. Wikitribune is a news platform that brings journalists and a community of volunteers together. We want to make sure that you read fact-based articles that have a real impact in both local and global events. And that stories can be easily verified and improved.|
|Coral Project (in development)||A collaboration between the Mozilla Foundation, The New York Times, and The Washington Post. Funded by a grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.||Open source project by Mozilla, NYT and Washington Post for organizing import, storage and moderation of (user-generated) content on news websites. Here is an article by NiemanLab about the project.|
|Opinary (in development)||Berlin Startup Opinary (before: Pressekompass)||A tool for showing opinions about a certain (news) topic at one glance. Users can add their own opinion to the map.|
|Sensorjournalismus (in development)||Hamburg based agency OpenDataCity. Funded by the Google Digital News Initiative||The tool aims at generating a perfect news stream – adjusted to time and place – by means of algorithmically analyzed sensor data.|
|Commfort (in development)||Students project developed at the University of Hamburg within the M-Lab project||This app project aims at aggregating and analyzing all user comments of published articles on different social media sites.|
|NiemanLab (in development)||Established in 1938, the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard administers the oldest fellowship program for journalists in the world.||The Nieman Journalism Lab is an attempt to help journalism figure out its future in an Internet age.|
|Detection, evidence and control of hidden propaganda attacks via online media (in development)||University of Münster, TU Braunschweig, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Spiegel Online, Pallas GmbH||Online-propaganda, social-bots, public community, methods of communication science – May 2016 to April 2019 (in German)|
|Pheme||The University of Sheffield|
Universitaet des Saarlandes
MODUL University Vienna
ATOS Spain SA
King’s College London
The University of Warwick
|Pheme builds technology for finding how true claims made online are. This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no 611233.
It started on January 1st 2014, running for 36 months.
|ForUs - High-quality online discussions||STANDARD Verlagsgesellschaft m.b.H.||The ForUs project aims to improve the quality of user discussions in online media by finding new ways of encouraging higher-quality user comments.|
|PropStop||University of Münster|
University of Braunschweig
Spiegel Online GmbH
|PropStop is a project funded by the Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF) that aims at studying hidden propaganda disseminations via online media, in order to identify and prove accordant attempts.|
|INJECT||List of partners||INJECT is a tool for journalists who want to diversify and broaden their reporting. Supporting the creative process, it triggers new ideas for story angles more easily and quickly. Unlike search engines, INJECT gives insights, not links.|
|Debatoo (German)||Debatoo GmbH||Debatoo enables targeted debates on the Internet. Using Artificial Intelligence, Debatoo structures and moderates open and closed online discussions in real time. This reduces the complexity, a focused discussion is possible. Arguments can be substantiated by sources and evidence.|