Arab Spring, Spanish Recolution, and Occupy Movement:Mainstream Media vs Social Media coverageAnalyzing newspapers front pages vs TwitterPablo Rey Mazón Internacional Communication AssociationVisiting Scientist, Center for Civic Media. MIT Medialab Phoenix, AZ. May 25th 2012Contact: email@example.com | numeroteca.org More info and all the images at:Twitter: @numeroteca http://PageOneX.com
Number of articles in the front page of mainSpanish and US newspapersSpainEl País 7.5El Mundo 7.5ABC 4.5La Vanguardia 5.1La Razón 4.9Público 4.6Average 5.7USAWSJ 34.8 (28.0 short-small headlines)The Washington post 13.1The New York times 15.5The Boston Globe 17.7 (9.2 short-small headlines)USA Today 13.0Los Ángeles Times 9.7Average 17.3 (11.1 )
Two countriesCoveragecomparison Spanish – US Newspapers & Japanese Tsunami
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