12.2 News Monitor

      

News Monitor allows you to search the coverage of specific terms to identify emerging trends and allows you to compare topics. 

      

There are two types of News Monitor searches:

  • News Comparison: Compare terms to see their media attention over time.
  • News Coverage: Search industry terms to analyse global coverage in the media. 

      

News Comparison

Compare terms to see their media attention over time and review a timeline of their volume in the media over time. 

To perform a news comparison search:

  • Navigate to the News Monitor search.
  • Under Type, select News Comparison from the dropdown.
  • Enter up to 4 keywords to compare. 
  • Refine your search criteria by time period, countries to include and exclude, language, sentiment and any specific domains.
  • Select Search.
  • A graph will be displayed allowing you to compare the attention of each of your keywords over time.

      

News Coverage

Compare terms to see their media attention over time and review a timeline of their volume in the media over time. 

To perform a news coverage search:

  • Navigate to the News Monitor search.
  • Under Type, select News Coverage from the dropdown.
  • Enter search terms ensuring they are separate by spaces, or select Advanced Search to get more refined results.
  • Refine your search criteria by time period, countries to include and exclude, language, sentiment and any specific domains.
  • Select Search.
  • A series of graphs will be displayed, analysing the coverage of your topics over time. 

      

The data visible to you can be broken down below:

  • Global Online News Coverage - The fluctuation of news coverage your topics received overtime, allowing you to trace how to attention has changed over time.
  • Google Trends Timeline -  The normalised Google search volume for your topics, allowing you to compare trends in media coverage against Google search volume.
  • Coverage Sentiment Over Time - A quick visual gauge of the average sentiment of the coverage your search is receiving.
  • Coverage Sentiment Overall - The sentiment of all matching news coverage from your topics from negative to positive. 
  • Origin of Coverage (Last 24 Hours) - An aggregation of news coverage by country of origin over the past 24 hours, shaded by percentage density. 
  • Countries Mentioned in Coverage (Last 24 Hours) - The top 1,000 locations mentioned most frequently in matching news coverage over the past 24 hours. 
  • Articles - Articles in the news mentioning and discussing your topics. 

      

      

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