Most admired people 2013 – Survey by YouGov

YouGov conducted a survey in 13 countries covering half of world population. Almost 14,000 people were interviewed following local demographic representation criteria. The question was “Who do you personally most admire?”. The answer was restricted to “famous persons in the world”. It was specified that only people alive were eligible. You can find below the…

Festival of Marketing – London 8-10 October 2013 – My selection of #FoM13 tweets related to branding and social media

The Festival of Marketing in London it’s A week-long celebration of change, inspired by the Modern Marketing Manifesto from Econsultancy and Marketing Week, our take on the state of the discipline and the challenges every marketer should be focusing on. In five interconnected events plus a Festival Fringe series, we’ll look at the disruptions, inventions,…

Women in the media: London 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony media coverage

Olympics, elite sports, role of women, country policies and attitudes, role of media. This is a quite strong combination of components. It covers a vast range of issues. We have chosen a media metrics analysis focused specifically on women. As in all cases we present in this post, we completely renounce to propose or provide…

No Joke for Comedian Jimmy Carr. Avoiding Taxes At a Very Hard Price

Jimmy Carr is a successful, well known and prestigious comedian in Britain. As an indirect measure of popularity, Carr counts with 2.3 million followers in Twitter. He has some 460,000 like his Facebook fans page. The Times published two days ago (19 June 2012) an article explaining that Carr was benefitting from reduced tax payments…

Stars of Chelsea FC Vs Bayern Munich 2012 Grand Final UEFA Champions League. Media Analysis Before and After Game

May 19, 2012, the grand final of 2012 UEFA Champions League at Munich Allianz Arena, with local team Bayern Munich Vs Chelsea FC. We show now media impact analysis before the final. We will include media coverage analysis after the final, in an update of this post. Second part of this post is an analysis…

FC Barcelona Vs Chelsea Champions League 2012 Semifinal. Measuring Team Passion With Local Predictions in Twitter

We present in this post a new analysis about sports events using information from Twitter content analysis. ***** New Champions League Post: Stars of FC Chelsea Vs Bayern Munich 2012 Grand Final UEFA Champions League. Media Analysis Before and After Game Structure of Bayern vs Chelsea Champions Final post Part 1. Expected stars of the final.…

Fukushima Nuclear Crisis Media Storyline: The Actors (TEPCO, the Workers, IAEA), The Nuclear Debate, The Economy

This post follows the precedent one (Japan IX). Please check it for explanations about how data is gathered and calculated. In this second part we show some additional storyline components. They deal mainly with the actors of the crisis, as portrayed by newspapers from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia and India. We will refer…