All at once! North Korean slogans unveiled

All at once! North Korean slogans unveiled

On February 11, 2015, North Korea released a list of over 300 new slogans, in a joint venture of Central Committee and the Central Military Commission of North Korea’s ruling Communist Party. This was quickly picked up by international wire services, and was then widely disseminated. BBC led with North Korea propaganda slogans urge ‘socialist fairyland’, then dedicated a separate magazine feature where they reproduced […]

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Stuff vs NZ Herald on Facebook 2014

Stuff vs NZ Herald on Facebook 2014

You can be sure that the news media in New Zealand keeps close tabs on their online viewing stats. But who really does better on Facebook? Stuff or NZHerald? We surveyed 2.5 million Facebook interactions with them to find out. New Zealand operates with two main players in its print media environment. Fairfax, which owns Stuff, and Newcapi Zealand Media and Entertainment (NZME), which owns […]

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Top Political Facebook Posts in 2014

Top Political Facebook Posts in 2014

Engagement in Facebook posts by New Zealand political parties and MPs were dominated by the party leaders like John Key, but Jacinda Ardern took top place for a single post in 2014. These posts were pulled from a much larger archive of Facebook activity by New Zealand politicians, and ranked by total engagement (literally likes, shares and comments) for the entire year of 2014, which […]

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