IdleNoMore’s Oct7Proclaim made a quick splash
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IdleNoMore’s Oct7Proclaim made a quick splash

IdleNoMore has reinvented itself. Still, it has a lot of work to do to regain the level of public interest the movement enjoyed last winter.

Idle No More at two months: top 10 (part 6/6)
By January 25, 2013 1 Comments Read More →

Idle No More at two months: top 10 (part 6/6)

‘Drivers’ and celebrities help energize a movement as illustrated by the top 10 tweeters and tweets of the first two months of Idle No More.

Idle No More at two months: geography (part 5/6)
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Idle No More at two months: geography (part 5/6)

Canada accounted for 79% of all chatter, followed by the United States (16%). The remainder of international mentions combined for 6% of all traffic.

Idle No More at two months: public sentiment (part 4/6)
By January 25, 2013 1 Comments Read More →

Idle No More at two months: public sentiment (part 4/6)

A look at how Idle No More sentiment evolved from 76% positive in early December to 50% in January.

Idle No More at two months: gender (part 3/6)
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Idle No More at two months: gender (part 3/6)

Idle No More was started by four women and functioned as a largely female-driven movement in its early days.

Idle No More at two months: evolution of a community (part 2/6)
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Idle No More at two months: evolution of a community (part 2/6)

Does Idle No More have enough momentum and a good enough growth strategy to see any of it goals across the finish line?

Idle No More at two months: traffic analysis (part 1/6)
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Idle No More at two months: traffic analysis (part 1/6)

The first in a series of posts featuring expanded analysis of the first two months of the Idle No More movement.

#DeathOfEvidence tweets part of an uptick in online political activity
By July 11, 2012 0 Comments Read More →

#DeathOfEvidence tweets part of an uptick in online political activity

Despite the volume of tweets about yesterday’s Major League Baseball All Star Game (338,267) and the home run derby the day before (360,715), online buzz about the Canadian science community’s #DeathOfEvidence rally did okay. In fact, with hot topics like MPs who publish self-promoting petitions, changes to refugee health care benefits and cuts to science […]

Elections Canada missed its cue
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Elections Canada missed its cue

Gillian Shaw has a piece in the Vancouver Sun from two days ago in which she describes an organized effort to challenge the antiquated Canada Elections Act media blackout clause (see Canadians vow to break election day Twitter ban). Basically, the law states that election results from one poll can not be broadcast to other […]

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