January 27, 2022

Research Article: “Differences Between Health Related News Articles from Reliable and Unreliable Media” (Preprint)

The following research article (preprint) was recently shared on arXiv.


Differences Between Health Related News Articles From Reliable and Unreliable Media


Sameer Dhoju
The University of Mississippi

Md Main Uddin Rony
The University of Mississippi

Naeemul Hassan
The University of Mississippi


via arXiv


In this study, we examine a collection of health-related news articles published by reliable and unreliable media outlets. Our analysis shows that there are structural, topical, and semantic differences in the way reliable and unreliable media outlets conduct health journalism. We argue that the findings from this study will be useful for combating health disinformation problem.

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