Japan Prefectures Media Coverage. Relationship with Personnel and Property Casualties by Earthquake and Tsunami

In a precedent post we showed the time evolution of the media impact of the most affected cities in Japan by the earthquake, the tsunami and then the nuclear crisis, among cities with more than 100,000 inhabitants. Our results showed that media attention to Fukushima nuclear crisis suspassed the media coverage about disaster in Sendai…

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…

Fukushima Nuclear Crisis Media Views from United States, United Kingdom, Australia and India

This new post also analizes media coverage about the current Fukusuhima nuclear crisis concerning elements of its storyline, similar to precedent post. Media from all over the world are presenting Fukushima events in cover page news. The potential extent of the disaster and the present high degree of incertitude captures media attention worldwide. But this…

Fukushima as a Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster: Media References by Countries

(Update: see new post about time evolution of Chernobyl media coverage in Fukushima news) Nuclear disaster appears right now as unavoidable. From the very beginning of the nuclear problems is Fukushima nuclear plant I at Daiichi there have been references to main historical nuclear accidental disasters: Three Mile Island plant and Chernobyl nuclear plant. Opposed…

Fukushima Second Explosion Media Perception Compared to First Blast

Events are turning dramatic at this moment. A third blast in the Fukushima nuclear plant has just been reported. Radioactive emissions are right now harmful for human health. Global picture is moving to a nuclear disaster. In our goal to provide measurable insights of how this crisis is being monitored and transmitted by media to…

Fukushima Nuclear Crisis Media Coverage Evolution

We continue with this series of special posts oriented to the media coverage analysis of the Japanese disaster. This new post is in line with the precedent one. Now, instead of showing data about brand profile of the events, we show some results concerning the evolution of media coverage given to the Fukushima nuclear crisis,…