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…

Elections in Greece June 2012. International media perception and coverage of consequences for Europe, Euro, the markets

Greeks are called to vote again this 17 June 2012 in legislative elections, just two months after previous general elections. The results of the voting are crucial for the political and economic future of Greece, and its position in Europe and about the future of euro currency in this country. As some other countries in…

What Coentrao at Bayern Munich Vs Real Madrid Football Champions League Is Telling About Social Media Reputation

Bayern Munich (Germany) played against Real Madrid (Spain) the first leg of the two games semifinals of the 2012 UEFA Champions League in the Allianz Arena, Munich, the 17 April 2012. Bayern Munich won the match 2-1 scoring the winning goal in the last minute. The goal was scored by Mario Gomez, receiving a ball…

Media Influence. A Twitter Based Measure. Case Urdangarin. Allegations of Corruption Against Son-in-Law of King Juan Carlos of Spain

In this post we propose an indirect way to measure influence of news providers. We use Twitter as filtering criteria. There are plenty of mechanisms, approaches and rankings concerning the most influential newspapers or news providers. Online difussion and social media proliferation is probably making these kind of analysis more difficult to achieve and less…

Twitter Elections Barometer: Spanish Socialist Party Primary Elections: Carme Chacon Vs Alfredo Rubalcaba

Twitter as tool for political analysis Twitter analysis is becoming a source of knowledge in many areas. Right now many scientists and professionals are using it for better understanding and measuring corporate and institutional reputation. There are also attempts to monitor election processes through Twitter analysis. This kind of studies are perfectly in line with…

Debt and Deficits in US State of The Union Address. Measuring Presidential Position on Fiscal Discipline (1920-2008)

United States President Barack Obama is about to deliver his last State of The Union Address before elections. The message is crucial for his reelection aspirations, and will be scrutinized by all. Republican rivals will try to use Obama’s statements as political ammunition against him. In the midst of a severe and unsolved economic crisis,…