Debt and Deficits in US State of The Union Address. Measuring Presidential Position on Fiscal Discipline (1920-2008)

United States President Barack Obama is about to deliver his last State of The Union Address before elections. The message is crucial for his reelection aspirations, and will be scrutinized by all. Republican rivals will try to use Obama’s statements as political ammunition against him. In the midst of a severe and unsolved economic crisis,…

Social Activism, Reputation Crisis and Twitter. Making #HoyEsBankia a TT in Spain with 1 HT, 68 Tweets, 380 RT and 39220 Followers

Yesterday, 11 January 2011, #HoyEsBankia became a TT (Twitter trending topic) in Top TT List in Spain during a couple of hours (between 10h and 15h local time). Bankia is a leading bank in Spain. The hashtag HoyEsBankia is a ‘Today Is Bankia’, following a ‘Hoy es …’ twitter culture. As many other active Twitter…