Explore Independent Media extracts key terms from a piece of text or a web article and offers related stories from non-corporate sources. It is being developed as part of the Five Filters project to promote independent, non-corporate media.
Note: the bulk of this code was written in a very short space of time with the intention of getting a working system up and running very quickly (see our working diary to see how it was developed and some of the problems encountered). Since then it has been refined a little bit, but it is still very rough. The source code here is more for those who are curious about implementation details rather than those who want to download and run the code — that's possible too, but will probably require some hard work and lots of path modifications in the code.
For the installation we also used:
As noted above, the code in its current state is probably only useful for those curious about implementation details. We hope to work on a new web-based version with the ability to customise news sources to use for recommendations. In the meantime the instruction below are only for downloading the code.
Perhaps a mass boycott of the Guardian should be organized?— sukie on bass guitar (@sukie_sioux) July 20, 2019
Start with a weekend, then a week, then two, etc?
Just grind their numbers down until it hurts the bottom line.
& Who would miss the AS smears, the vacant FBPE prattle & the Blairite editorials?https://t.co/WxQnY7G032
Does anyone remember this (and these are just headlines from The Guardian)? Jeremy Corbyn stands up to this crap everyday from the MSM and focuses on whats important, who I know can lead us into GE victory. #WeBackCorbyn #JC4PMhttps://t.co/zAogDxcuxB— Thespina Brothwell 🇬🇷💻 (@greek_geek) July 20, 2019
LONDON TODAY: 100 days since WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange was illegally seized from the embassy and imprisoned. He faces a US kangaroo court and 175 years prison for publishing the truth.— Bean🔥 (@SomersetBean) July 20, 2019
No US extradition for Assange!https://t.co/e0qeCy12Pc #FreePress #FreeAssange pic.twitter.com/ddE0cpnxdz
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