Publications

(2020). What Was Written vs. Who Read It: News Media Profiling Using Text Analysis and Social Media Context. Proceedings of the 58th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL).

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(2020). Empirical Evaluation of Three Common Assumptions in Building Political Media Bias Datasets. Proceedings of the International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM).

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(2020). Persona Perception Scale: Development and Exploratory Validation of an Instrument for Evaluating Individuals’ Perceptions of Personas. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies.

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(2020). Going beyond accuracy: estimating homophily in social networks using predictions. arXiv preprint arXiv:2001.11171.

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(2020). FrameAxis: Characterizing Framing Bias and Intensity with Word Embedding. arXiv preprint arXiv:2002.08608.

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(2020). A Systematic Media Frame Analysis of 1.5 Million New York Times Articles from 2000 to 2017. 12th ACM Conference on Web Science (WebSci).

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(2019). Tanbih: Get To Know What You Are Reading. Proceedings of the 2019 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing and the 9th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (EMNLP-IJCNLP): System Demonstrations.

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(2019). View, Like, Comment, Post: Analyzing User Engagement by Topic at 4 Levels across 5 Social Media Platforms for 53 News Organizations. Proceedings of the International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM).

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(2019). Political Discussions in Homogeneous and Cross-Cutting Communication Spaces. Proceedings of the International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM).

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(2019). The Challenges of Creating Engaging Content: Results from a Focus Group Study of a Popular News Media Organization. Extended Abstracts of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI).

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(2019). Stylistic Features Usage: Similarities and Differences Using Multiple Social Networks. Social Informatics (SocInfo).

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(2019). Social media mining for journalism. Online Information Review.

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(2019). Predicting Audience Engagement Across Social Media Platforms in the News Domain. Social Informatics (SocInfo).

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(2019). Gender and Racial Diversity in Commercial Brands' Advertising Images on Social Media. Social Informatics (SocInfo).

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(2019). Discursive Power in Contemporary Media Systems: A Comparative Framework. The International Journal of Press/Politics (IJPP).

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(2019). Confusion Prediction from Eye-Tracking Data: Experiments with Machine Learning. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Information Systems and Technologies.

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(2019). Automatic Persona Generation for Online Content Creators: Conceptual Rationale and a Research Agenda. Personas - User Focused Design.

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(2018). Reports of the Workshops Held at the 2018 International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media. AI Magazine.

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(2018). Imaginary People Representing Real Numbers: Generating Personas from Online Social Media Data. ACM Transactions on the Web (TWEB).

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(2018). SemAxis: A Lightweight Framework to Characterize Domain-Specific Word Semantics Beyond Sentiment. Proceedings of the 56th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL).

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(2018). What We Read, What We Search: Media Attention and Public Attention Among 193 Countries. Proceedings of the 2018 World Wide Web Conference (TheWeb).

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(2018). Persona Perception Scale: Developing and Validating an Instrument for Human-Like Representations of Data. Extended Abstracts of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI).

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(2018). From 2,772 segments to five personas: Summarizing a diverse online audience by generating culturally adapted personas. First Monday.

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(2018). Fixation and Confusion: Investigating Eye-Tracking Participants' Exposure to Information in Personas. Proceedings of the 2018 Conference on Human Information Interaction & Retrieval (CHIIR).

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(2018). Findings of a User Study of Automatically Generated Personas. Extended Abstracts of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI).

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(2018). Diversity in Online Advertising: A Case Study of 69 Brands on Social Media. Social Informatics (SocInfo).

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(2018). Customer segmentation using online platforms: isolating behavioral and demographic segments for persona creation via aggregated user data. Social Network Analysis and Mining (SNAM).

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(2018). Automatically Conceptualizing Social Media Analytics Data via Personas.

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(2018). Automatic Persona Generation (APG): A Rationale and Demonstration. Proceedings of the 2018 Conference on Human Information Interaction & Retrieval (CHIIR).

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(2018). Assessing the Accuracy of Four Popular Face Recognition Tools for Inferring Gender, Age, and Race.

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(2018). Are personas done?: Evaluating the usefulness of personas in the age of online analytics. Persona Studies.

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(2018). Anatomy of Online Hate: Developing a Taxonomy and Machine Learning Models for Identifying and Classifying Hate in Online News Media.

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(2018). 'Is More Better?': Impact of Multiple Photos on Perception of Persona Profiles. Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI).

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(2017). Reports of the Workshops Held at the 2017 International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media. AI Magazine.

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(2017). Leveraging Social Analytics Data for Identifying Customer Segments for Online News Media. 2017 IEEE/ACS 14th International Conference on Computer Systems and Applications (AICCSA).

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(2017). Generating Cultural Personas from Social Data: A Perspective of Middle Eastern Users. 2017 5th International Conference on Future Internet of Things and Cloud Workshops (FiCloudW).

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(2017). Who Are Your Users? Comparing Media Professionals' Preconception of Users to Data-Driven Personas. Proceedings of the 29th Australian Conference on Computer-Human Interaction.

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(2017). Viewed by too many or viewed too little: Using information dissemination for audience segmentation. Proceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T).

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(2017). Reports of the Workshops Held at the 2016 International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media. AI Magazine.

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(2017). Personas for Content Creators via Decomposed Aggregate Audience Statistics. Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM).

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(2017). Persona Generation from Aggregated Social Media Data. Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI).

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(2017). Multiplex Media Attention and Disregard Network among 129 Countries. Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM).

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(2017). Inferring social media users’ demographics from profile pictures: A Face++ analysis on Twitter users. Proceedings of 17th International Conference on Electronic Business.

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(2017). Demographics of News Sharing in the U.S. Twittersphere. Proceedings of the 28th ACM Conference on Hypertext and Social Media (Hypertext).

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(2017). Convergence of Media Attention Across 129 Countries. Social Informatics (SocInfo).

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(2016). Validating social media data for automatic persona generation. 2016 IEEE/ACS 13th International Conference of Computer Systems and Applications (AICCSA).

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(2016). Towards Automatic Persona Generation Using Social Media. 2016 IEEE 4th International Conference on Future Internet of Things and Cloud Workshops (FiCloudW).

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(2016). High correlation of Middle East respiratory syndrome spread with Google search and Twitter trends in Korea. Scientific reports.

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(2016). Are You Charlie or Ahmed? Cultural Pluralism in Charlie Hebdo Response on Twitter.

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(2015). Consumers and suppliers: attention asymmetries. A case study of Al Jazeera’s news coverage and comments. Computational Journalism Symposium.

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(2015). Breaking the News: First Impressions Matter on Online News.

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(2014). Understanding News Geography and Major Determinants of Global News Coverage of Disasters. Computational Journalism Symposium.

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(2014). Sharing political news: the balancing act of intimacy and socialization in selective exposure. EPJ Data Science.

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(2014). Recommending Investors for Crowdfunding Projects. Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on World Wide Web (WWW).

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(2014). Partisan Sharing: Facebook Evidence and Societal Consequences. Proceedings of the Second ACM Conference on Online Social Networks (COSN).

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(2014). A first look at global news coverage of disasters by using the gdelt dataset. International Conference on Social Informatics (SocInfo).

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(2013). Why Individuals Seek Diverse Opinions (or Why They Don't). Proceedings of the 5th Annual ACM Web Science Conference (WebSci).

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(2013). Why Do I Retweet It? An Information Propagation Model for Microblogs. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Social Informatics (SocInfo).

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(2013). Traditional Media Seen from Social Media. Proceedings of the 5th Annual ACM Web Science Conference (WebSci).

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(2013). Fragmented Social Media: A Look into Selective Exposure to Political News. Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on World Wide Web (WWW).

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(2012). Visualizing Media Bias through Twitter.

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(2011). Media Landscape in Twitter: A World of New Conventions and Political Diversity.

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(2010). A social transitivity-based data dissemination scheme for opportunistic networks. 2010 IEEE International Symposium on A World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks (WoWMoM).

(2009). Interference-aware routing protocol in multi-radio wireless mesh networks. Proceedings of the 4th international conference on future internet technologies.

(2009). A social relation aware routing protocol for mobile ad hoc networks. 2009 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom).