Top 5 news stories - Week of July 3rd to July 9th, 2012


Rank Events Media prominence score
Top 5 news stories across Canada
1 Calgary Stampede 1.41%
2 NHL free agents market 1.39%
3 Wimbledon tennis tournament 1.02%
4 Bev Oda resigns as an MP 0.99%
5 Tour de France 0.53%



Top 5 Twitter - Week of July 3rd to July 9th, 2012



  Keywords Score
1 Happy 4th of July 3.46%
2 #100thingsaboutme 3.42%
3 #SomePeopleNeedTo 2.20%
4 #WhatBasketballPlayersSay 2.16%
5 #SomethingIGetAlot 2.15%



  Keywords Score
United States
1 Happy 4th of July 3.46%
2 #100thingsaboutme 3.42%
3 #SomePeopleNeedTo 2.20%
4 #WhatBasketballPlayersSay 2.16%
5 #SomethingIGetAlot 2.15%



  Keywords Score
1 #100thingsaboutme 3.58%
2 Happy 4th of July 3.03%
3 #SomePeopleNeedTo 2.24%
4 #SomethingIGetAlot 1.91%
5 #UnansweredHipHopQuestions 1.88%


About Influence Communication

Established in 2001, Influence is Canada's premier news information broker. From its head office in Montreal, Influence conducts media monitoring for the majority of Canada's largest corporations. With its Interactive Communication Environment (ICE) system and network of partners across Canada and in 160 countries, Influence offers comprehensive monitoring, aggregation and analysis of print and broadcast media and more than 7,000 Internet news sites. Each day, Influence collects over 700,000 news items from around the world.

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Jean-François Dumas
Influence Communication

Press review

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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."


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