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Dr Diana Maynard

Senior Research Fellow at University of Sheffield , United Kingdom

Natural Language Processing safety of journalists online abuse social media analysis

Dr. Diana Maynard has a PhD in Natural Language Processing (NLP), publishes extensively, and has more than 30 years of experience in the field. Her research involves multidisciplinary approaches to text and social media analysis, particularly concerning issues around the safety of journalists, online hate speech, and misinformation. She is currently working on the development of tools for analysis of online abuse and its escalation to offline abuse, as well as monitoring violations against journalists in relation to SDG16.10.1.

Research focuses:
Physical, Psychological, Digital, Financial, Legal
Methods used in research:
Qualitative content analysis, Quantitative content analysis
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Dr Diana Maynard

Sheffield, United Kingdom