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Places for News: A Situated Study of Context in News Consumption

Abstract : This paper presents a qualitative study of contextual factors that affect news consumption on mobile devices. Participants reported their daily news consumption activities over a period of two weeks through a snippet-based diary and experience sampling study, followed by semi-structured exit interviews. Wunderlist, a commercially available task management application and note-taking software, was appropriated for data collection. Findings highlighted a range of contextual factors that are not accounted for in current ‘contextually-aware’ news delivery technologies, and could be developed to better adapt such technologies in the future. These contextual factors were segmented to four areas: triggers, positive/conducive factors, negative/distracting factors and barriers to use.
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yuval Cohen, Marios Constantinides, Paul Marshall. Places for News: A Situated Study of Context in News Consumption. 17th IFIP Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (INTERACT), Sep 2019, Paphos, Cyprus. pp.69-91, ⟨10.1007/978-3-030-29384-0_5⟩. ⟨hal-02544615⟩



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