ICE® (Interactive Communication Environment) is a patented high-performance Web platform designed by Influence to :
compile news items and media content from an international network of wire services and news agencies, as well as public and private print and electronic media partners, including television, radio, blogs and social media networks in 22 languages in over 160 countries;
filter journalistic information using Boolean logical operators;
compile statistics and reports generated by computer or produced by the experienced media analysts at Influence.
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.
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.