Journalists and media dominate federal leaders’ Twitter interests

Journalists and media dominate federal leaders’ Twitter interests

FullDuplex.ca and Abacus Data recently published Matters of Opinion 2014, a detailed report on how Canadian opinions are shaped by online information and interactions. In an effort to keep our report under 20 pages, we excluded a lot of research from the final report....
Maclean’s Power List on Twitter

Maclean’s Power List on Twitter

The Maclean’s Power Issue is currently on stands, featuring a list of “The 50 Most Important People in Canada.” These people were chosen for their “institutional clout, capacity for innovation and timeliness.” Full Duplex has conducted its own research into how these...
CDNpoli trends – October 17, 2013

CDNpoli trends – October 17, 2013

For political junkies, the return of Question Period is akin to what the start of the NHL season is for hockey fans. Surprisingly enough, the first session of Question Period was not the only thing that was preoccupying #cdnpoli followers today: QP resumes Parliament...
Hill happenings: Online reaction to throne speech #SFT13

Hill happenings: Online reaction to throne speech #SFT13

The 2013 throne speech has just ended and Canadians are responding online. Twitter chatter about the issues was low, likely because of the vast number of topics that were covered (in general terms) by the speech. The top 5 topics mentioned on Twitter (as of 6:30pm)...
Hill happenings: Throne Speech chatter #SFT13

Hill happenings: Throne Speech chatter #SFT13

With the Conservative government’s Throne Speech rapidly approaching, people are beginning to share their predictions, concerns, impressions, etc. online. Here is a summary of the issues people are talking about so far on Twitter: Senate expenses scandal It seems that...