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  • Influence Communication
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    16th of December 2014

    For tenth consecutive year, Influence Communication has made public its annual summary of the news that captured the attention of the media in Canada over the past 12 months. Canadian News Review: 2014 Report© analyzes the trends in the news as well as all of the news items published or broadcast in Canada between January 1 and December 8, 2014.

  • Influence Communication
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    16th of December 2014

    Influence Communication has made public its annual summary of the news that captured the attention of media in 160 countries around the world over the past 12 months. International News Review: 2014 Report© analyzes the trends in the news as well as all of the news items published or broadcast in 160 countries between January 1 and December 8, 2014.

  • The Globe and Mail
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    16th of December 2014

    The review by Montreal-based Influence Communication found that Canadian media outlets ran some 229 per cent more weather stories than outlets in the rest of the 160 countries surveyed.

  • Durham Region
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    16th of December 2014

    Two of Canada's national passions were exceptionally well-represented in the country's news coverage this year, newly-released media monitoring figures suggest. Those passions, you ask? Why, hockey and talking about the weather, of course.

  • Montreal Eater
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    25th of August 2014

    In "la gastronomie québécoise toujours victime de ses clichés", Métro columnist Audrey Lavoie writes about a two-year media study conducted by Influence Communication - "a media information broker" - on Quebec food and restaurants.

  • Desmog Canada
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    9th of June 2014

    limate scientists and environmentalists need to revamp their messaging and get more involved in public debate if they want to stop what appears to be a plunging online interest in global warming, say observers of internet research trends across Canada and worldwide.

  • Global News
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    27th of May 2014

    According to Influence Communications, a Montreal-based company that specializes in media monitoring and analysis, the story of the missing baby was the top trending story in Quebec by Tuesday morning.

  • Global News
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    2nd of May 2014

    While Ève Couture, a director for Influence Communication, acknowledged that there were numerous examples of shockingly racist comments featuring the Canadiens’ defenceman, she noted that when given closer analysis, the social media reaction was not as xenophobic as it would first seem.

  • CBC.ca
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    2nd of May 2014

    According to Montreal media monitoring and analysis company Influence Communications, the N-word and Subban's name were used in conjunction on 17,000 tweets yesterday, although the majority of them were not negative.

  • Toronto Star
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    2nd of May 2014

    Eve Couture, director of analysis for a Montreal media monitoring company called Influence Communication, told the Star there were 17,000 tweets on Friday related to the N-word and P.K. Subban. As the day progressed, the majority of those tweets and retweets were positive, though, lashing out at the ones making racist remarks.

  • USA Today
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    2nd of May 2014

    CBC quoted Influence Communications, a Montreal-based media monitoring company, as saying that the N-word and Subban's name were used in conjunction on 17,000 tweets on Thursday night, "although not all of them were negative."

  • The Gazette
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    26th of December 2013

    Not surprisingly, the No. 1 story of the year was the Lac-Mégantic tragedy followed by the Luka Magnotta saga. The personality of the year was Premier Pauline Marois.

  • LA Times
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    21st of December 2013

    If the foreign media coverage of Ford's antics were sold as advertising space instead, it would have generated at least $1.1 billion in revenue, the news agency said of analysis by Influence Communications of Montreal.

  • Chicago Tribune
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    5th of December 2013

    If the foreign media coverage of Ford's antics were sold as advertising space instead, it would have generated at least $1.1 billion in revenue, the news agency said of analysis by Influence Communications of Montreal.

  • The Globe and Mail
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    4th of December 2013

    “No story in the 21st century has given Canada this much exposure,” said Jean-Francois Dumas, president of the Montreal-based media monitoring firm.

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