More Canadian women participating in public affairs chatter
By March 26, 2014 1 Comments Read More →

More Canadian women participating in public affairs chatter

Women are becoming more active in online discussions about Canadian politics and public affairs.

Liberal and Conservative convention chatter: public opinion vs. party messages
By February 25, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Liberal and Conservative convention chatter: public opinion vs. party messages

Democratized media means political conventions can attract a lot of online chatter, much of which reflects public opinion rather than party messages.

My technology toolkit 2014: twenty-one indispensible tools
By February 16, 2014 2 Comments Read More →

My technology toolkit 2014: twenty-one indispensible tools

The 21 tools in my technology toolkit, listed in alphabetic order. These are the tools I use at least once a week, and in many cases, everyday.

Senate scandal dominates online political chatter
By October 29, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Senate scandal dominates online political chatter

The Senate scandal continues its growth as the most dominant topic within online Canadian political chatter.

Senate scandal dominates #cdnpoli chatter; CETA just makes the top six
By October 26, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Senate scandal dominates #cdnpoli chatter; CETA just makes the top six

Despite the PM’s efforts to raise the profile of CETA, #cdnpoli chatter about the trade agreement is handily trumped by the Senate expense scandal.

Senate scandal online chatter continues to grow
By October 24, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Senate scandal online chatter continues to grow

Yesterday I reported that online chatter surrounding the Senate expenses and residency scandal had reached a new peak on Tuesday. That was true, then.

Senate scandal hits new online peak
By October 23, 2013 1 Comments Read More →

Senate scandal hits new online peak

The last time the Senate scandal saw this much online activity was May 16. And, early indications are online activity will be high again, today.

Alberta: Nenshi and Iveson lead with two days to go
By October 19, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Alberta: Nenshi and Iveson lead with two days to go

Twitter prediction theory in the Alberta elections: Nenshi by a country mile in Calgary and Iveson breaks away to increase his lead in Edmonton.

IdleNoMore’s Oct7Proclaim made a quick splash
By October 13, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

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.

Alberta: Nenshi lapping the competition, Diotte chasing Iveson
By October 11, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Alberta: Nenshi lapping the competition, Diotte chasing Iveson

A Twitter prediction theory suggests Nenshi will run away with Calgary and Diotte is closing the gap on leader Iveson.

Twitter still predicting NDP victory in Nova Scotia #NSvotes
By October 6, 2013 5 Comments Read More →

Twitter still predicting NDP victory in Nova Scotia #NSvotes

Heading in to the homestretch of the Nova Scotia election, Twitter is still predicting a Darrell Dexter-led NDP victory. #NSvotes

Nenshi and Iveson still lead even as they shed some share of mentions
By October 5, 2013 1 Comments Read More →

Nenshi and Iveson still lead even as they shed some share of mentions

Two weeks in to the Calgary and Edmonton mayoral races, my Twitter experiment suggests Naheed Nenshi and Don Iveson are holding their leads despite losing some share of mentions.