New Impact Story: ParlaMint - A Resource for Democracy

Submitted by Karina Berger on 23 January 2023

Public discourse, the language we use in our exchanges with each other, in the media and in political debates, shapes and guides how we view the world. Dario Del Fante and Virginia Zorzi explore the public discourse on migration and migrants, using, among others, CLARIN’s ParlaMint dataset as a resource. Looking at parliamentary debates as well as news articles, the researchers set out to analyse how migration and migrants were referred to during the so-called migration crisis (2015/16) and the advent of COVID-19 (2020) in two countries – Italy and the UK – and show how this may impact public opinion on the topic.  

Read the full impact story here.