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LINGUIST List 22.4051

Mon Oct 17 2011

Media: Wordclouds Ignore Language

Editor for this issue: Brent Woo <bwoolinguistlist.org>


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Message 1: Wordclouds Ignore Language
Date: 15-Oct-2011
From: Brent Woo <bwoolinguistlist.org>
Subject: Wordclouds Ignore Language
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Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard. By ignoring linguistic context and nuance,
Wordclouds are misleading oversimplifications that pretend to provide insight on
an article.

http://www.niemanlab.org/2011/10/word-clouds-considered-harmful/

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis


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