The data behind COVID-19’s media environment

by Louise Vernon

Data + Insights Manager, Technology
April 17, 2020

The data behind COVID-19’s media environment

Coronavirus is the biggest story in a generation. For weeks, I’ve had news websites open on my browser, regularly refreshing and scrolling through the latest commentary. I’m not the only one who has found themselves fixated on the headlines. Research from the Global Web Index revealed that 40% of people in the UK have started … Read more

Five Essential Principles for Meaningful Crisis Communications

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has been rightly praised for his comments that history will judge us by our capacity for compassion in these extraordinarily challenging times. In crises, more than any other occasion, business veneers are stripped back – gone are the flashy marketing campaigns, the tweets that go viral, and veneer campaigns without meaningful purpose. … Read more

Oppositions don’t win elections – Governments lose them

In the midst of the coronavirus crisis, Her Majesty’s loyal opposition has elected a new leadership team in Sir Keir Starmer and Angela Rayner. Over the weekend, Starmer moved quickly to appoint a shadow cabinet as he looks to build a team capable of holding the government to account in the current situation and beyond … Read more