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News factors

Last update: 21. April 2017

name: News factors
author: Harald Klein
literature: Computerunterstützte Inhaltsanalyse, Münster 1996 (in German), ph.d. thesis
software format: Intext, TextQuest
number of categories: 16
number of search patterns: 889
language: German

The categories are (English):
1 Ausmaß eines Ereignisses (scope of an event)
2 Konsequenzen eines Ereignisses (consequences of an event)
3 Nähe (Ort und Wichtigkeit des Ereignisses) - closeness (place and importance of an event)
4 Prominenz (prominent people)
5 Aktualität (current affair)
6 Kuriosität, Ungewöhnliches (curiosity, uncommonness)
7 Kampf, Konflikt (fight conflict)
8 Humor, Spaß (humour, fun)
9 Romantik (romance)
10 Spannung, Ungewissheit (tense, insecureness)
11 Alter (age)
12 Sex, Liebe (sex, love)
13 Wissenschaft, Fortschritt (science, progress)
14 Abenteuer, Risiko (adventure, risk)
15 Tragödie (tragedy)
16 Tiere (animals)