Working Papers

 Accepted papers 

Greasing the wheels for comparative communication research
Authors: Fabienne Lind, Tobias Heidenreich, Christoph Kralj, Hajo G. Boomgaarden

Code: https://github.com/Christoph/MultilingualTextAnalysis

SSRN: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3840747

OSF (online appendix): https://osf.io/vumh5/

Fifteen Seconds of Fame: TikTok and the Supply Side of Social Video
Authors: Benjamin Guinaudeau, Kevin Munger, Fabio Votta

Preprint: https://osf.io/zvq8w/

Code: https://osf.io/c4xq3/

A framework for privacy preserving digital trace data collection through data donation
Authors: Laura Boeschoten, Jef Ausloos, Judith E. Möller, Theo Araujo, Daniel L. Oberski

Preprint: https://arxiv.org/pdf/2011.09851.pdf

Beyond Counting Words: Assessing Performance of Dictionaries, Supervised Machine Learning, and Embeddings in Topic and Frame Classification
Authors: Anne C. Kroon, Toni van der Meer, Rens Vliegenthart

Preprint: https://osf.io/4qt69/

Code: https://github.com/annekroon/dictionaries-vs-sml

Supplementary Materials: https://osf.io/g7caq/

 

Special issue "Images as Data" edited by Nora Webb Williams and Andreu Casas

A Character Recognition Tool for Automated Analysis of Visual Media Content
Authors: Joshua Baldwin, Ralf Schmälzle

Preprint: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3985177

Code: https://github.com/baldw225/Character-Recognition-Tool

The Pervasive Presence of Chinese Government Content on Douyin Trending Videos

Authors: Yingdan Lu, Jennifer Pan

Preprint: http://ssrn.com/abstract=3794898

Representations of Racial Minorities in Popular Movies: A Content-Analytic Synergy of Computer Vision and Network Science
Authors: Musa Malik, Frederic R. Hopp, Rene Weber

Preprint: https://mediarxiv.org/3s7nd/

Code: https://osf.io/3rmtu/

Visual Framing of Social Science Conspiracy Videos: Integrating Machine Learning with Communication Theories to Study the Use of Color and Brightness
Authors: Kaiping Chen, Sang Jung Kim, Qiantong Gao, Sebastian Raschka

Preprint: https://arxiv.org/abs/2102.01163

Code: https://github.com/LynetteGao/image_as_data

MARMOT: A Deep Learning Framework for Constructing Multimodal Representations for Vision-and-Language Tasks
Authors: Patrick Y. Wu, Walter R. Mebane, Jr.

Code: https://github.com/patrickywu/MARMOT

Preprint: https://arxiv.org/abs/2109.11526 

Age and Gender Representation on German TV: A Longitudinal Computational Analysis.
Authors: Pascal Jürgens, Christine E. Meltzer, Michael Scharkow

Preprint, Data and Code: https://osf.io/9kzac

Athec: A Python Library for Computational Aesthetic Analysis of Visual Media in Social Science Research
Author: Yilang Peng

Code: https://github.com/yilangpeng/Athec 

SSRN: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3899662

Finding Fauci: How Visual and Textual Information Varied on Cable News Networks During the Covid-19 Pandemic
Authors: Bryce Dietrich, Hyein Ko

Code: https://github.com/brycejdietrich/finding_fauci_replication

SSRN: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3986482

 Image as Data: Automated Content Analysis for Visual Presentations of Political Actors and Events

Authors: Jungseock Joo, Zachary C. Steinert-Threlkeld

Preprint: https://arxiv.org/abs/1810.01544 

Code: https://github.com/ZacharyST/ImageAsData

CCR Working Papers

As explained in our review policy, we encourage authors to publish a preprint of their manuscript once we reach the "intend to publish" stage. Below are preprints of the papers that are currently under review that we intend to publish assuming that any outstanding issues are resolved. Please note that these papers are not accepted yet and there is no guarantee that they will be eventually published in this journal. 

The Sentiment is in the Details
Author: Erik de Vries
Paper pre-print: https://osf.io/preprints/socarxiv/8y3jq
Data: https://osf.io/tb3kr/

The 4CAT Capture and Analysis Toolkit: A Modular Tool for Transparent and Traceable Social Media Research

Authors: Stijn Peeters, Sal Hagen

SSRN: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3914892 

Code: https://github.com/digitalmethodsinitiative/4cat