Analyzing Big Data Without Big Headaches
Posted on 05-27-2016 by Megan Burnside

The presidential election. Beyoncé. The NBA playoffs. Prince. You might wonder what each of these entities have in common, but a scroll through social media or visit to your favorite news outlet can answer that question. Each of the above... Read More

Has Bribery and Corruption Risk Got You Over a Barrel?
Posted on 05-25-2016 by Ulyana Androsova

Energy industries have received a lot of unwelcome attention lately—and it’s not just oil companies like Petrobras and Unaoil that are feeling the watchful eyes of the public and regulatory agencies. While those scandals may have dominated... Read More

The Consulting Industry through the Lens of News & Business Research
Posted on 05-24-2016 by Janelle Coates

What industry forecasts and emerging trends are consultants predicting for their own industry this year? We took a closer look to see what could be uncovered in the news. Interestingly enough, many of the trends that are impacting other industries have... Read More

Media Monitoring Spots Breakthrough Campaign Topic: Libya
Posted on 05-19-2016 by Megan Burnside

Topics that you hear along the campaign trail fluctuate frequently. With Donald Trump as the presumptive Republican nominee and a hotly-contested race between Democrats Bernie Sanders and front-runner Hillary Clinton, Libya has entered the hot topics... Read More

Get Tips for Powering Up Due Diligence for the Energy Sector
Posted on 05-18-2016 by Ulyana Androsova

No industry is impervious to bribery and corruption risk, but companies linked to energy industries, in particular, face elevated risks in order to reap the equally high rewards. The PWC Global Crime Survey found that energy, utilities and mining saw... Read More

7 Media Industry Insights Uncovered by News and Business Research
Posted on 05-17-2016 by Janelle Coates

In recent years, the traditional media landscape has been rapidly transforming with the rise of digital media. Could 2016 be the year media companies begin deploying new business models and improved content distribution strategies to help them get to... Read More

Media Monitoring Confirms America Really Loves Mom
Posted on 05-13-2016 by Megan Burnside

Do Americans love their mamas? According to media monitoring and new analysis , you bet your sweet bippy they do. Between April 24 and May 10, Mom was more popular than any of the U.S. presidential candidates and general election coverage – combined... Read More

Election Media Coverage Cooling Off as Race Heats Up
Posted on 05-12-2016 by Megan Burnside

Forty-seven down, nine to go. The end of the presidential primary season is drawing ever closer, with contests in Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Indiana now under the nation’s belt. While the candidates themselves... Read More

Will Pilot Program Motivate Self-Reporting of FCPA Violations?
Posted on 05-10-2016 by Ulyana Androsova

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) recently announced a pilot program that is intended to encourage companies to self-report any breaches of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). The objective is to offer companies the opportunity to reduce fines... Read More

Is Your University’s Brand at Risk Due to Negative Media Coverage?
Posted on 05-10-2016 by Kari Abitbol

High tuition rates, financial aid hassles, broken air conditioners, dingy dorm rooms—sounds like the typical complaints of college students, right? Yet, when students and alumni at one historical black college deluged Twitter® with these issues... Read More

Millennial Expectations for News and Business Research
Posted on 05-09-2016 by Janelle Coates

Guest Written by: Bhargavi Arrunategui The workforce is changing. Millennials—the generation born between 1980 and 2000—now represent a quarter of the U.S. workforce. As more Baby Boomers retire, the numbers will shift even more significantly... Read More

Why World Press Freedom Day Matters
Posted on 05-03-2016 by Megan Burnside

UNESCO , the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, has designated May 3 World Press Freedom Day . The date coincides with the 250 th anniversary of the world’s first freedom of information law. In an age where information... Read More