Journalist Safety Analyser
An application to recognise information related to descriptions of violations against journalists such as killings, threats etc. It indicates the kind of event(s) that took place, the names and other characteristics of journalists involved (such as their job role, organisation they work for) and other event details such as organisations involved, weapons used etc. It also matches the event types to codes from the HURIDOCS and ICCS classifications where relevant.
The application is designed for use on descriptions of events involving violations of journalist safety, such as those found in the text field describing the event in a monitoring database, or an accompanying news report.
|:Event||Events involving some kind of violation, such as killings, threats, torture etc. These have additional optional features:
|:Journalist||Journalist roles, e.g. camera operator, reporter, etc., with the following additional optional features:
|:Perpetrator||Terms that refer to potential perpetrators of an attack or threat, such as bombers, killers, terrorists, attackers.|
|:Allegation||Phrases that refer to an allegation or claim (usually an alleged crime committed the journalist)|
|:MediaOrganization||Names of media organizations (newspapers, radio and TV stations etc.)|
|:NGO||Names of NGOs (e.g. ICFJ)|
|Additional annotations available if selected|
|:HuridocsTerm||Terms listed in the Huridocs Index Terms Microthesaurus, e.g. security, legal, death/td>|
|:Person||The name of any specific person mentioned (e.g. a journalist), and an optional feature denoting their gender|
|:Organization||Organizations such as media companies, police, government institutions, schools, etc.|
|:Location||Locations such as cities, countries, rivers etc.|
|:Date||Dates and Times|
|:AllegationSentence||The sentence containing the allegation, for more context|
Use this pipeline
You can process up to 1,200 documents per day free of charge using the REST API, at an average rate of 2 documents/sec. Higher quotas are available for research users by arrangement, contact us for details.
The API endpoint for this pipeline is:
You can process any amount of data with this pipeline on a pay-as-you-go basis, for GBP0.80 per hour. This can be data you upload yourself, data you collected from Twitter, or the results of a previous job.