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Words in Context

Words_in_Context

The Words in Context database was developed to critically analyze online discourses related to themes and topics of interest to Lebanon and its neighbours in 2018. The database also contains Canadian data gathered in 2016 and 2017. The project uses Corpus-Assisted Critical Discourse Analysis to critically analyze recent hate discourse on popular online spaces such as YouTube, Twitter, Facebook and Reddit. (61 words of 110)

Researchers:

Vivek Venkatesh, Kathryn Urbaniak, Manasvini Narayana, Rawda Harb, Simon Rodier, Tieja Thomas

Funder(s):

Global Affairs Canada, Public Safety Canada

Partners:

Youth Association of the Blind and the Inclusion Network (Lebanon), Collective for Research and Training Development Action (Lebanon), Basmeh and Zeitooneh (Lebanon), Majed Abu Sharar Media Foundation (Lebanon), and Heritage College (Lebanon).

Website:

(English) https://projectsomeone.ca/wordsincontext
(French) https://projectsomeone.ca/fr/wordsincontext

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