Comments and interactions on social media platforms contain invaluable data that politicians can use to investigate the masses and find out what the voters think. However, they are actually not as easy to decipher as one might think. A researcher from Roskilde University is trying to make heads and tails of it.
Language may be crucial when a verdict has to be reached in a court case. This is according to language researcher Sune Sønderberg Mortensen, who has analysed audio recordings from the Court of Frederiksberg. His research is intended to make us more aware of the role of language in Danish court cases.