computational Journalism group
Computational Journalism Group is a space for research and collaboration that works within the New Technologies Lab at the Athens National and Kapodistrian University's Department of Communications and Mass Media. It aims at promoting the connection between journalism and data science by focusing on in-depth understanding of contemporary computing methods that are globally used, assuming that the convergence of these two areas forms a great and quite promising field of knowledge. The team examines particularly the interconnection between Artificial Intelligence, Journalism and Political Communication. Professor Constantinos Mourlas is scientifically in charge of the team's actions.
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Our recent research projects and our publications focus on the areas of quality journalism, fact checking and ideology and political speech analysis with the use of artificial intelligence.
Data Science in Journalism & Communications
New Curriculum of the Master of Science Program “Digital Media and Interaction Environments” of Athens National and Kapodistrian University’s Department of Communications and Mass Media.
We brought in Greece Workbench, the automated data journalism platform through which a journalist is allowed to conduct in-depth research of a topic without any use of coding.