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  • 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.

  • CTV
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    4th of December 2013

    According to the Influence calculations, Rob Ford was mentioned in 14,385 stories on U.S. TV, radio, websites and in newspapers between Nov. 4 -- the day before his fateful admission -- and Dec. 1.

  • Winnipeg Free Press
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    4th of December 2013

    The Rob Ford saga has received more intensive media coverage in the United States than any other Canadian news story since the turn of the century, newly released media-monitoring figures suggest. If the Toronto mayor were an advertiser trying to buy up all the global media space he occupied over the month of November, it would have cost him $1.1 billion, says the Influence Communications analysis.

  • Yahoo
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    4th of December 2013

    A new media-monitoring analysis suggests the Rob Ford saga received more intensive media coverage in the United States than any other Canadian news story since the turn of the century. The analysis was conducted by Montreal-based Influence Communications and released to The Canadian Press.

  • Fin 24 - South Africa
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    24th of October 2013

    Influence Communication CEO Jean-François Dumas was recently in South Africa to discuss the country’s international media coverage.

Press releases

  • Influence Communication

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    Monday, August 25, 2014

    Influence Communication has published the Media Prominence Score - Top 5 news stories across Canada, week of August 19th to August 25th, 2014 and the weekly ranking of keywords of most trending topics on Twitter.

  • Influence Communication

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    Monday, August 18, 2014

    Influence Communication has published the Media Prominence Score - Top 5 news stories across Canada, week of August 12th to August 18th, 2014 and the weekly ranking of keywords of most trending topics on Twitter.

  • Influence Communication

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    Monday, August 11, 2014

    Influence Communication has published the Media Prominence Score - Top 5 news stories across Canada, week of August 5th to August 11th, 2014 and the weekly ranking of keywords of most trending topics on Twitter.

  • Influence Communication

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    Monday, August 4, 2014

    Influence Communication has published the Media Prominence Score - Top 5 news stories across Canada, week of July 29th to August 4th, 2014 and the weekly ranking of keywords of most trending topics on Twitter.

  • Influence Communication

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    Monday, July 28, 2014

    Influence Communication has published the Media Prominence Score - Top 5 news stories across Canada, week of July 22nd to July 28th, 2014 and the weekly ranking of keywords of most trending topics on Twitter.