The Shocking Reputation Irresponsibility by German Authorities on E Coli Crisis: How to Kill Innocent Cucumbers from Spain

(You can download here a pdf version of this post, with additional images analysis. In English, or check the abstract in Spanish, resumen en castellano). Germany is suffering a major health alert due to a highly lethal epidemic produced by a new strain of e Coli bacteria. The outbreak is geographically located in the North…

FIFA Bribery Case: Media Reputation Analysis

FIFA, the International Federation of Association Football is currently facing a major reputation crisis. FIFA top representatives have been accused of bribery and favours in order to influence the decision on the FIFA Football World Cup bids for 2018 and 2022, finally awarded to Russia and Qatar. The case is receiving massive media attention, as…

Movimiento 15-M, Democracia Real Ya: Perception by Local Newspapers El Mundo, El País, Intereconomía, Público

In the precedent post we showed our first analysis about the phenomenon Democracia Real Ya as viewed by international media. We mentioned that this unprecedented initiative in Spain and the extent of its impact is taking also local media by surprise, and makes them difficult to explain and judge it. We capture in this post…

Strauss-Kahn Arrest (2). Impact on IMF Reputation. Comparison with World Bank, United Nations and Other International Organizations

In the precedent post about media coverage of Dominique Strauss-Kahn assault and arrest we showed the profile of initial media reaction. We found out a strong association of both Strauss-Kahn and IMF to negative brand reputations vectors, in terms of “Scandal” and “Tragedy”. We show here the specific contribution of Strauss-Kahn current scandal to IMF…

Strauss-Kahn Assault Allegations (1). Initial Media Perception and Reputation Impact

We have learnt that few hours ago the Managing Director of International Monetary Fund, IMF, Mr. Dominique Strauss-Kahn has been arrested under the allegations of a sexual assault at Sofitel in New York. Whatever the final outcome of this affaire for Mr. Strauss-Kahn, it will produce a massive media coverage worldwide. We will monitor the…