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  • 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.

  • Business Day - 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.

  • CJAD AM
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    13th of August 2013

    The Aaron Rand show: Influence Communication wrote an article in 'the gazette' last week about how bad Montreal's brand is doing. Ève Couture from Influence Communication explains that since the student protest, the top 50 news about Montreal are negative stories

  • Global Montreal
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    8th of July 2013

    International media have been following the Lac-Mégantic. According to Caroline Roy from Influence Communication, this news story was the third in importance in the world today. 

  • CJAD AM
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    8th of July 2013

    The story of the train derailment in lac mégantic was today the third most covered event by the medias in the world, behind the violence in Egypt and the crash of a Boeing in United States. 

  • Global News
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    8th of July 2013

    A spokesperson from Influence Communication in Montreal noted on Monday that the tragedy was the biggest international media story reported from the province in the past 18 months.

  • The Gazette
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    8th of July 2013

    The devastation of a large part of downtown Lac-Megantic was the third biggest news story in the world Monday, says a media tracking firm.

  • Global News
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    8th of July 2013

    Media experts from Influence Communication in Montreal say that within 48 hours, there were over 40,000 tweets related to the train derailment.

Press releases

  • Influence Communication

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    Monday, April 14, 2014

    Influence Communication has published the Media Prominence Score - Top 5 news stories across Canada, week of April 8th to April 14th, 2014 and the weekly ranking of keywords of most trending topics on Twitter.

  • Influence Communication

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    Monday, April 7, 2014

    Influence Communication has published the Media Prominence Score - Top 5 news stories across Canada, week of April 1st to April 7th, 2014 and the weekly ranking of keywords of most trending topics on Twitter.

  • Influence Communication

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    Monday, March 31, 2014

    Influence Communication has published the Media Prominence Score - Top 5 news stories across Canada, week of March 25th to March 31st, 2014 and the weekly ranking of keywords of most trending topics on Twitter.

  • Influence Communication

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    Monday, March 24, 2014

    Influence Communication has published the Media Prominence Score - Top 5 news stories across Canada, week of March 18th to March 24th, 2014 and the weekly ranking of keywords of most trending topics on Twitter.

  • Influence Communication

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    Monday, March 17, 2014

    Influence Communication has published the Media Prominence Score - Top 5 news stories across Canada, week of March 11th to March 17th, 2014 and the weekly ranking of keywords of most trending topics on Twitter.