Publications around Refugees Are

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MSC Thesis

Are Refugees a Threat? The Application of Textual Analytics and Machine Learning Techniques for Xenophobia Detection and Visualization in News Articles

November 2019

Media has proven to be one of the factors leading to xenophobia against refugees. News can polarize people in host countries and filtered information, focused on refugees’ negative stereotypes, can make communication and integration between refugees and host communities much harder, leading to isolated communities. In an attempt to automate xenophobia detection, we manually label 1400 news titles from the most popular newspapers in the UK...