A dataset with news messages from a Russian and a Ukrainian TV news channels

2019-12-22T21:05:33Z (GMT) by Sergei Pashakhin Olessia Koltsova

This data was used in the following publications:

1. Koltsova, O., & Pashakhin, S. (2019). Agenda divergence in a developing conflict: Quantitative evidence from Ukrainian and Russian TV newsfeeds. Media, War & Conflict, 1750635 21982987. https://doi.org/10.1177/1750635219829876

2.Pashakhin S. Topic Modeling for Frame Analysis of News Media // Proceedings of the AINL FRUCT 2016. С. 103-105 – URL: http://fruct.org/publications/abstract-AINL-FRUCT-2016/files/Pas.pdf

The dataset contains 45,009 news messages collected from official websites of a Russian (Channel One) and a Ukrainian (Channel 5) TV channels. Ukrainian news items were translated into Russian.

The dataset has six variables:

  • text -- a news item;
  • channel -- a source of an item ('first' -- Russian TV channel, 'five' -- Ukrainian TV channel);
  • date -- the date of publishing;
  • url -- links to original news messages.