Which Mario Balotelli for Euro 2012 semifinal Italy vs Germany 2-1? A Image Content Analysis

We have now the two finalists of football UEFA Euro 2012: Spain vs Italy. Spain was a favorite team to reach the final, and got the ticket in the penalty series against Portugal (0-0, penlaties 4-2). Italy defeated favorite Germany in the other semifinal. This was an excellent football match, with one outstanding star: Mario…

UEFA Euro 2012 Quarter Finals: Spain, Germany, Portugal and Italy. Winning Teams, Winning Stars. Media Coverage Analysis

We continue our series about media impact analysis of football UEFA Euro 2012 championship. Quarter finals results Last eight teams were confronted in a single knockout round, in quarter finals, to determine the last four semifinalists. Games were played between 21 and 24 June 2012. Teams and results were: Portugal – Czech Republic 1-0 (Cristiano…

Top Teams in Euro 2012 Group Stage. Media Views in Germany, Britain, Italy

We propose a new analysis about media impact of football Euro 2012, after our series about individual matches analysis (see some posts below, or click in ‘Categories’ section, under ‘Euro 2012’). Now we conduct the analysis of the media coverage given to this sporting event since its start by 8 June 2012, till the end…

No Joke for Comedian Jimmy Carr. Avoiding Taxes At a Very Hard Price

Jimmy Carr is a successful, well known and prestigious comedian in Britain. As an indirect measure of popularity, Carr counts with 2.3 million followers in Twitter. He has some 460,000 like his Facebook fans page. The Times published two days ago (19 June 2012) an article explaining that Carr was benefitting from reduced tax payments…

Elections in Greece June 2012. International media perception and coverage of consequences for Europe, Euro, the markets

Greeks are called to vote again this 17 June 2012 in legislative elections, just two months after previous general elections. The results of the voting are crucial for the political and economic future of Greece, and its position in Europe and about the future of euro currency in this country. As some other countries in…

Stars of Spain Vs Ireland 4-0 Euro 2012. Torres, Torres, Cesc Fabregas – Media Impact Analysis

We analyze in this post the media impact of football match Spain Vs Ireland, in our series of media coverage analysis of Euro 2012 games. We apply image content analysis of photos in newspapers the day after the match. We have chosen as ‘neutral’ market news published in French. News in German produce a very…