Review: Public priorities and concerns regarding COVID-19 in an online discussion forum: Longitudinal topic modeling

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Review: Public priorities and concerns regarding COVID-19 in an online discussion forum: Longitudinal topic modeling

Review: Public priorities and concerns regarding COVID-19 in an online discussion forum: Longitudinal topic modeling

This article suggests that by identifying patterns of public dialogue on online platforms, more effective and timely interventions could address interested topics and correct misinformation.

By analyzing coronavirus posts on Redditt daily discussion threads, the authors were able to determine what topics peaked at different times. Knowing this information could guide targeted interventions with specific information dissemination campaigns. Real-time monitoring of online dialogue about COVID-19 provides an opportunity for better understanding and responding to needs during this public health emergency.

|2020-05-21T08:34:42-04:00May 21st, 2020|COVID-19 Literature|0 Comments

About the Author: Maria Brann

Maria Brann
Dr. Maria Brann, PhD, MPH, explores the integration of health, interpersonal, and gender communication. Her translational focus and mixed methods approach are woven throughout her health vulnerabilities research, which advocates for more effective communication to improve people’s health. Her primary research interests focus on the study of women’s and ethical issues in health communication contexts and promotion of healthy lifestyle behaviors to improve personal and public health and safety. She researches communication at both the micro and macro levels and studies how communication influences relationships among individuals and with the social world.

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