Turkish Newspapers’ Circulation vs Twitter Follower Counts

Colored bars indicate the ratio of circulation to Twitter follower counts.   red bars = circulation / follower_counts   blue bars = follower_counts / circulation     Initial Observations: Two newspapers lost most customers, Posta & Sozcu are tabloid populist newspapers… Liberal, Islamic, Conservative and Central right newspapers have higher circulation rate than followers on Twitter Newspapers with social liberal, […]

Detecting Political Leanings & Propagandists on Twitter

Detecting Political tweets based on hashtags: (single iteration proposed by Conover et al. can it be improved by multiple iterations?) start by labeling one popular/predictive hashtag from each camp manually. label new hashtags if they co-occur with the already labeled hashtags remove hashtags that co-occur below a threshold value, also manually remove the false positives. […]

Groups & Turkish Media

This study is built upon the data we collected for Turkish Media Clustering. This extension is two folds, we first look at the media preference of five major groups in Turkey; second, we visualize the group descriptiveness of the media. We selected two twitter accounts for each group and got the union of the follower IDs of […]

Resources for Turkish NLP Resources

Interestingly, I and both of the resource aggregators are from the same high school, i.e. Izmir Fen Lisesi Amac’s Blog  Deniz’s Blog Will maintain my own list upon these. I forked (copy-pasted) and combined their lists below. My Blog : Arzucan Ozgur (used to be my TA) (Turkish polarity seed words list will be expanded in two-three […]