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Twitter Data Stream: Tweetcongress, G. R. Boynton Nov 2009

Twitter Data Stream: Tweetcongress, G. R. Boynton

G. R. Boynton's New Media and Politics

Twitter data stream collected with the search term #tweetcongress.

The basic thrust of this set of messages is given by one of the first tweets:

#tweetcongress "NO MEANS NO"!! NO GOV HEALTHCARE!! DO NOT PASS ANOTHER BILL UNTIL THE CORRUPTION IN DC IS DEALT WITH #ocra #tcot

It is a stream of anti-government, anti-Obama, anti-health care reform messages.


Retweet Synthesis, Travis D. Overton, Jeanette C. Gaida, Brenna G. Turner Nov 2009

Retweet Synthesis, Travis D. Overton, Jeanette C. Gaida, Brenna G. Turner

G. R. Boynton's New Media and Politics

This is a summary of all of the retweeting of all of the reports.


Twitter Data Stream: Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines, G. R. Boynton Nov 2009

Twitter Data Stream: Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines, G. R. Boynton

G. R. Boynton's New Media and Politics

Twitter data stream collected following the Washington Post news alert:

04:55 PM EST Monday, November 16, 2009

Federal task force makes radical change in breast cancer screening guidelines

New recommendations challenge use of mammograms, drawing mix of praise and harsh condemnation from health experts.

A second search for "Breast Cancer Screening" was started later. Both searches were ended at the same time. The 2nd search had 3469 total messages.


Twitter Data Stream: Prisoners Moved From Quantanamo Bay To New York For Trial, G. R. Boynton Nov 2009

Twitter Data Stream: Prisoners Moved From Quantanamo Bay To New York For Trial, G. R. Boynton

G. R. Boynton's New Media and Politics

Twitter data stream collected following the Washington Post news alert:

News Alert 06:13 AM EDT Friday, November 13, 2009

Official: Accused 9/11 mastermind, four other detainees to go to New York for trial

Khalid Sheik Mohammed and four alleged co-conspirators in the 9/11 plot had been facing capital charges in a military commission at Guantanamo Bay.


Twitter Data Stream: Callemout, G. R. Boynton Nov 2009

Twitter Data Stream: Callemout, G. R. Boynton

G. R. Boynton's New Media and Politics

Twitter data stream collected upon discovery of the phrase #CallEmOut.

"To xxx: You lied about health reform during the House debate last week so we're calling you out. #CallEmOut"


Twitter Data Stream: Counsel Departs, G. R. Boynton Nov 2009

Twitter Data Stream: Counsel Departs, G. R. Boynton

G. R. Boynton's New Media and Politics

Twitter data stream collected following the Washington Post news alert:

11:19 PM EST Thursday, November 12, 2009 White House Counsel Craig to end embattled tenure

White House Counsel Gregory B. Craig is expected to announce his departure as early as Friday

people familiar with the situation said, ending an embattled tenure in which he struggled to lead the closure of the Guantanamo Bay detention facility.


Retweeting Report For Mps In Uk, Etse G. Sikanku, Kelsey Beltramea, Katrina Christenson, Caitlin Leehey Nov 2009

Retweeting Report For Mps In Uk, Etse G. Sikanku, Kelsey Beltramea, Katrina Christenson, Caitlin Leehey

G. R. Boynton's New Media and Politics

This report contains details on research concerning the use of twitminster by British Liberal Democrats.


Twitter Data Stream: Muhammad Executed, G. R. Boynton Nov 2009

Twitter Data Stream: Muhammad Executed, G. R. Boynton

G. R. Boynton's New Media and Politics

Twitter data stream collected following the Washington Post news alert:

09:14 PM EST Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Sniper John Allen Muhammad executed in Virginia


Twitter Data Stream: Unemployment Jumps, G. R. Boynton Nov 2009

Twitter Data Stream: Unemployment Jumps, G. R. Boynton

G. R. Boynton's New Media and Politics

Twitter data stream collected following two Washington Post news alert:

8:32 a.m. ET Friday, October 2, 2009

Unemployment Rate Rises to 9.8 Percent

8:31 AM EDT Friday, November 6, 2009 Unemployment rate jumps to 10.2 percent

U.S. employers shed 190,000 jobs lost in October


Twitter Data Stream: Fort Hood, G. R. Boynton Nov 2009

Twitter Data Stream: Fort Hood, G. R. Boynton

G. R. Boynton's New Media and Politics

Twitter data stream collected following the Washington Post news alert:

03:39 PM EST Thursday, November 5, 2009 Reports: 7 dead in shooting at Fort Hood, Texas

At least seven people were killed and 12 wounded in a shooting at a U.S. Army base in Fort Hood, Texas, on Thursday, local news organizations reported.


Twitter Data Stream: Killbill, G. R. Boynton Nov 2009

Twitter Data Stream: Killbill, G. R. Boynton

G. R. Boynton's New Media and Politics

Twitter data stream collected following the discovery of #killbill while doing a search for #hc09


Twitter Data Stream: Italy 22 Cia, G. R. Boynton Nov 2009

Twitter Data Stream: Italy 22 Cia, G. R. Boynton

G. R. Boynton's New Media and Politics

Twitter data stream collected following the Washington Post news alert:

11:17 AM EDT Wednesday, November 4, 2009 Italian court convicts 23 Americans of kidnapping in CIA rendition of Muslim cleric


Twitter Data Stream: Yankees Win World Series, G. R. Boynton Nov 2009

Twitter Data Stream: Yankees Win World Series, G. R. Boynton

G. R. Boynton's New Media and Politics

Twitter data stream collected following the Washington Post news alert:

11:50 PM EST Wednesday, November 4, 2009 Yankees capture World Series title

The New York Yankees top the Philadelphia Phillies, 7-3, to win the franchise's 27th World Series.


Twitter Data Stream: Election Night, G. R. Boynton Nov 2009

Twitter Data Stream: Election Night, G. R. Boynton

G. R. Boynton's New Media and Politics

Twitter data stream collected following the Washington Post news alert:

08:01 PM EST Tuesday, November 3, 2009 McDonnell wins in Va., exit polls and early returns show.

Robert McDonnell wins the Virginia governor's race, exit polls and early returns show

10:22 PM EST Tuesday, November 3, 2009 Christie defeats New Jersey Gov. Corzine.

Republican Chris Christie defeats New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine


Twitter Data Stream: Obama Messages Post Afghan Troop, G. R. Boynton Nov 2009

Twitter Data Stream: Obama Messages Post Afghan Troop, G. R. Boynton

G. R. Boynton's New Media and Politics

A twitter search made after president Obama announced that he was sending an additional 30,000 troops to Afghanistan.


Twitter Data Stream: Cit Bankruptcy, G. R. Boynton Nov 2009

Twitter Data Stream: Cit Bankruptcy, G. R. Boynton

G. R. Boynton's New Media and Politics

Twitter data stream collected following the Washington Post news alert:

04:23 PM EST Sunday, November 1, 2009

CIT Group Inc filed for bankruptcy protection on Sunday, and its creditors have already approved the commercial lender's reorganization plan.


Twitter Data Stream: Obama Economy, G. R. Boynton Nov 2009

Twitter Data Stream: Obama Economy, G. R. Boynton

G. R. Boynton's New Media and Politics

Twitter data stream collected asking the question: what happens when no one is paying attention:

The question is inspired by the decreasing attention to Obama's weekly address which reached something close to 'bottom' on October 31, 2009.

The address of the week was titled "Weekly Address: Milestones on the Economy and the Recovery Act"


Twitter Data Stream: White House Visitors Log, G. R. Boynton Oct 2009

Twitter Data Stream: White House Visitors Log, G. R. Boynton

G. R. Boynton's New Media and Politics

Twitter data stream collected following the Washington Post news alert:

07:09 PM EDT Friday, October 30, 2009 White House releases visitor logs


Twitter Data Stream: Gdp Up, G. R. Boynton Oct 2009

Twitter Data Stream: Gdp Up, G. R. Boynton

G. R. Boynton's New Media and Politics

Twitter data stream collected following the Washington Post news alert:

08:32 AM EDT Thursday, October 29, 2009 GDP rises at an annual rate of 3.5 percent in the third quarter

The Commerce Department reports that economic activity increased at an annual rate of 3.5 percent in the third quarter of 2009.


Twitter Data Stream: House Ethics Committee Report Leaked, G. R. Boynton Oct 2009

Twitter Data Stream: House Ethics Committee Report Leaked, G. R. Boynton

G. R. Boynton's New Media and Politics

Twitter data stream collected following the Washington Post news alert:

08:47 PM EDT Thursday, October 29, 2009 Confidential House report reveals details of investigations into lawmakers, aides


Twitter Data Stream: Eight Troops Killed Afghanistan, G. R. Boynton Oct 2009

Twitter Data Stream: Eight Troops Killed Afghanistan, G. R. Boynton

G. R. Boynton's New Media and Politics

Twitter data stream collected following the Washington Post news alert:

10:26 AM EDT Tuesday, October 27, 2009

U.S. military: 8 American troops killed in Afghanistan


Indonesia Earthquake, Will T. Allen, Nathan W. Wittmann, Brenna Turner, Nicholas Holtan Oct 2009

Indonesia Earthquake, Will T. Allen, Nathan W. Wittmann, Brenna Turner, Nicholas Holtan

G. R. Boynton's New Media and Politics

No abstract provided.


Iran Missiles, Caitlin Leehey, Kelsey Beltramea, Katrina Christenson, Ryan Flood, Dennis Skalla Oct 2009

Iran Missiles, Caitlin Leehey, Kelsey Beltramea, Katrina Christenson, Ryan Flood, Dennis Skalla

G. R. Boynton's New Media and Politics

Iran is test firing missiles. The focus was on re-tweeting.


2016 Olympics, Jacob Rosenberg, Erica Clausen, Jeanette Gaida, Brian Halverson Oct 2009

2016 Olympics, Jacob Rosenberg, Erica Clausen, Jeanette Gaida, Brian Halverson

G. R. Boynton's New Media and Politics

The 2016 Olympics will be hosted by Rio de Janeiro. Chicago, Madrid and Tokyo were the other bids. The focus of this report was on re-tweeting on the website, Twitter.


H1n1: Trends In Twitter, Kelsey M. Swinnerton, Kelsey Klemme, Bridgid Okeefe Oct 2009

H1n1: Trends In Twitter, Kelsey M. Swinnerton, Kelsey Klemme, Bridgid Okeefe

G. R. Boynton's New Media and Politics

We started our search for Tweets on H1N1 on October 5th, 2009 and continued gathering data through October 9th. We chose this topic due to the global concern/pandemic that arose concerning this unfamiliar strain of influenza A that was first discovered in April of 2009 (http://0-content.nejm.org.library.simmons.edu/cgi/content/extract/361/2/115). This particular strain of the flu was first discovered in children during March of 2009. Mexico had hundreds of infected individuals before this particular subdivision of the flu before it was recognized and considered a legitimate problem that needed to be addressed (http://tinyurl ...


Unemployment: September 2009, Eric D. Haberkorn, Ben J. Nielsen, Elizabeth M. Miller Oct 2009

Unemployment: September 2009, Eric D. Haberkorn, Ben J. Nielsen, Elizabeth M. Miller

G. R. Boynton's New Media and Politics

No abstract provided.


The 2009 Philippines Flood And Twitter, Drew Bulman, Matthew Samson, Chris Jensen Oct 2009

The 2009 Philippines Flood And Twitter, Drew Bulman, Matthew Samson, Chris Jensen

G. R. Boynton's New Media and Politics

We began collecting Twitter data on October 2, 2009, utilizing sources like Archivist and Trendistic to gather general trends on the topic of the 2009 Filipino floods. We used search phrases like “Philippines”, “Philippine floods”, and “Philippines flooding” in order to collect the number of tweets. We discovered that “flooding” was not viable a search topic because of the flooding that was occurring simultaneously in India. As we read various news articles, it was difficult to discern exactly how many typhoons had hit the country and how many were predicted to hit. Different news agencies were calling the storms different ...


Glenn Beck Twitter Messages, Jacob Rosenberg, Joseph O'Hern, Ben Richardson Oct 2009

Glenn Beck Twitter Messages, Jacob Rosenberg, Joseph O'Hern, Ben Richardson

G. R. Boynton's New Media and Politics

No abstract provided.


Twitter Data Stream: Supreme Court Uighurs, G. R. Boynton Oct 2009

Twitter Data Stream: Supreme Court Uighurs, G. R. Boynton

G. R. Boynton's New Media and Politics

Twitter data stream collected following the Washington Post news alert:

10:10 AM EDT Tuesday, October 20, 2009 High court to consider Uighurs' plea for freedom

And much later the case is settled with the Uighers the losers.

The second News Alert: Court dismisses appeal of Uighurs detained at Guantanamo Bay

10:07 AM EST Monday, March 1, 2010


Twitter Data Stream: Dow Hits 10,000, G. R. Boynton Oct 2009

Twitter Data Stream: Dow Hits 10,000, G. R. Boynton

G. R. Boynton's New Media and Politics

Twitter data stream collected following the Washington Post news alert: 01:21 PM EDT Wednesday, October 14, 2009 Dow Breaks 10,000 for First Time in a Year

Stock index surpasses key psychological barrier on surprisingly strong earnings reports from Intel Corp. and J.P. Morgan Chase.