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Media: Wordclouds Ignore Language

Submitter: Brent Woo

Submitter Email: bwoo@linguistlist.org
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis

Media Body: 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/
Issue Number: 22.4051
Date Posted: October 15, 2011