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,…

Strauss-Kahn Assault Allegations (1). Initial Media Perception and Reputation Impact

We have learnt that few hours ago the Managing Director of International Monetary Fund, IMF, Mr. Dominique Strauss-Kahn has been arrested under the allegations of a sexual assault at Sofitel in New York. Whatever the final outcome of this affaire for Mr. Strauss-Kahn, it will produce a massive media coverage worldwide. We will monitor the…

Bin Laden Killing News Storyline 1. Pakistan Media Coverage versus International Media (Ex USA)

We showed a couple of posts some few hours after that Bin Laden’s killing was known. Ten days after, we have accumulated information about media coverage of this issue. As the event has produced a massive global media attention, we can cover the analysis of Bin Laden media impact under several perspectives. Like the analysis…