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CityBeat is a an academic research project set to develop an application that sources, monitors and analyzes hyper-local information from multiple social media platforms such as Instagram and Twitter in real time.

This project was led by researchers at the Jacobs Institute at Cornell Tech,  in collaboration with the The New York World (Columbia Journalism School), Rutgers University, NYU, and Columbia University.

Our work was supported by grants from the National Science Foundation, The Brown Institute for Media Innovation and The Tow Center for Digital Journalism.

Contributors

Raz Schwartz
Post-Doc Researcher
Cornell Tech
@razsc  |  razschwartz.net

Mor Naaman
Associate Professor
Cornell Tech
@informor  |  mornaaman.com

Chaolun Xia
PhD Student
Rutgers University
@ChaolunXia

Eddie Xie
PhD Student
Cornell Tech
@eddiex

Jeremy Ting
Undergraduate Student
Rutgers University
@kingofting

Adam Krebs
Undergraduate Student
New York University
sberkmada.com

Jerry Reptak
Undergraduate Student
Rutgers University
@JetFault

Alexio Mota
Undergraduate Student
Rutgers University
@alexiomota

Andrew Langdon
Undergraduate Student
Columbia University
Daniel Borowski
Undergraduate Student
Rutgers University
@borowskidaniel

Alyssa Katz
Editor
The New York World
@alykatzz

Claire Moses
Reporter
The New York World
@clairemoses

Mike Sullivan
Deputy Editor
The New York World