Is South Africa’s reputation at stake here?<br />Based on English comments only, and on all the comments picked up so far ...
Timelines<br />3rd of October: Questions online as to whether the Dalai Lama was granted access into SA.<br />3rd of Octob...
What?<br />Over 4000 Tweets and status updates.<br />Over 250 articles on news and websites.<br />This is what we have pic...
Where?<br />Where? Social media!<br />This is only taking into consideration the English posts published so far. No other ...
Where?<br />Mainly on Twitter<br /><ul><li>Retweets or articles and jokes
Opinions and views on the matter.
Responses from politicians and celebrities</li></ul>www.saidwot.com<br />
Who and how?<br />A Young Audience, slightly more female than male.<br />www.saidwot.com<br />
Our Reputation<br />0.67 / 5.0<br />This is based on the sentiment of the post, as well as the credibility of the person t...
The reach of these comments?<br />The news was spread to 23 254 745 people (so far)<br />This is based on the number of fo...
How did South Africa feel about it?<br />www.saidwot.com<br />
Proudly South African today?<br />www.saidwot.com<br />
International support<br />Internationally, the news spread fast. <br />And many a celebrity showed their support for Tutu...
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Dalai Lama & Desmond Tutu - Is our reputation at stake?

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A quick report on the tweets, posts and status updates that have been published so far regarding the Dalai Lama. What is our Reputation as a country looking like at the moment? And how do people worldwide feel about this?

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Dalai Lama & Desmond Tutu - Is our reputation at stake?

  1. 1. Is South Africa’s reputation at stake here?<br />Based on English comments only, and on all the comments picked up so far by saidWot.<br />Please note that all statements are based on facts, not on opinions.<br />www.saidwot.com<br />
  2. 2. Timelines<br />3rd of October: Questions online as to whether the Dalai Lama was granted access into SA.<br />3rd of October: SA has once again deniedthe spiritual Tibetan leader a visa.<br />On the evening of the 4th, Archbishop Desmond Tutu spoke out, and so did the rest of the country. And not just the country, but the rest of the world.<br />www.saidwot.com<br />
  3. 3. What?<br />Over 4000 Tweets and status updates.<br />Over 250 articles on news and websites.<br />This is what we have picked up so far. <br />www.saidwot.com<br />
  4. 4. Where?<br />Where? Social media!<br />This is only taking into consideration the English posts published so far. No other languages were included.<br />www.saidwot.com<br />
  5. 5. Where?<br />Mainly on Twitter<br /><ul><li>Retweets or articles and jokes
  6. 6. Opinions and views on the matter.
  7. 7. Responses from politicians and celebrities</li></ul>www.saidwot.com<br />
  8. 8. Who and how?<br />A Young Audience, slightly more female than male.<br />www.saidwot.com<br />
  9. 9. Our Reputation<br />0.67 / 5.0<br />This is based on the sentiment of the post, as well as the credibility of the person that published it.<br />www.saidwot.com<br />
  10. 10. The reach of these comments?<br />The news was spread to 23 254 745 people (so far)<br />This is based on the number of followers or friends the person has, or the number of unique visitors to a website.<br />www.saidwot.com<br />
  11. 11. How did South Africa feel about it?<br />www.saidwot.com<br />
  12. 12. Proudly South African today?<br />www.saidwot.com<br />
  13. 13. International support<br />Internationally, the news spread fast. <br />And many a celebrity showed their support for Tutu and their sadness around the story.<br />www.saidwot.com<br />
  14. 14. However, there are always South Africans that see the humor in it<br />www.saidwot.com<br />
  15. 15. This report is high level and based only on the comments and information that have come in so far.<br />We have all the data and analysis, so if you are interested in receiving this, please contact us on the below contact details.<br />We will keep an eye on the comments in the next few days and will gladly report back on those as well.<br />Any feedback or suggestions is more than welcome!<br />www.saidwot.com<br />More information<br />

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