Nine of 15 Brands Associated with Rio 2016 not Top Olympic Sponsors

New Brand Affiliation Index (BAI) Rankings for RIO 2016 Games Bridgestone makes a remarkable debut as a Top Sponsor Nike, though only an Official Supplier, has Clout of Top Sponsor February 27, 2015 Austin, Texas — Top Olympic Sponsors Coca-Cola, Bridgestone, McDonald’s and GE lead the Marketing Race for the RIO Summer Games according to a new analysis […]

The HeartEmoji (for love) is Top Word, Pope Francis topped by Ebola as Top Name, “Hands Up, No Shoot” is Top Phrase

Pope Francis Topped by Ebola for Top Name of 2014 (see below) “Hands Up, No Shoot” is the Top Phrase of the Year of 2014 (see below)   Documenting the year 2014 through English-language word usage Global Language Monitors 15th Annual Survey of Global English  AUSTIN, Texas,  December 2014  — The Emoji  ideograph for Heart (and Love)  is the Top […]

The Various Global Language Monitor Word of the Year Schedules

GLM Words of the Year Schedules No. 1, Words, Names and Phrases of 2014 will be announced during the US Thanksgiving Week, Tuesday November 25 No. 2, Top Business Buzzwords (50) will be announced in early December. No.3, Top Words of the Quindecennial of the 21st century will be announced in mid-December. No. 4, Top Words, One Hundred Years Hence […]

Answers to Unasked Questions From the Mid-Terms

Austin, Texas November 17, 2014 — Since the US Mid-Term Elections, the Global Language Monitor have compiled a list of the major global trends that were not specifically addressed by either party. In 2014 to better understand these issues, GLM has structured these topics as “Answers to Unasked questions”.   “Since 2004, GLM has analyzed […]

What Exactly is Settled Science?

The ThoughtTopper Institute analyses the numbers behind the news.   Phrase of the Day:  Settled Science As thoughtful readers have learned since the launch of the Global Language Monitor in the fall of 2003all objectivity in media is suspect, and for good reason.  The non-bias claimed on all sides of the political equation is itself, biased, since all media have […]

Ebola-tracker Global Survey: No Hysteria but Plenty of Fear (and Concern)

This is one of a series; for the entire series go here: Definition of Hysteria and Panic Little evidence of ‘hysteria,’ ‘hysterical thinking,’ or ‘panic’ October 27, 2014,  Austin, TEXAS — In a TrendTopper MediaBuzz analysis of top global print and electronic media the Global Language Monitor (GLM) has found little evidence of ‘hysteria,’ ‘hysterical thinking,’ […]

WHO: “No evidence that the epidemic is being brought under control…”

This is one of a series; for the entire series go here:   Update: Dallas Healthcare Worker Following Full CDC-recommended Procedures Tests Positive for Ebola…. October 12, 2014 (Updated) Global Language Monitor’s Ebola Tracker, a Language and Logic (LAL) assessment the various announcements, updates and projections issued by the World Health Organization (WHO), the CDC, […]

Ebola-Tracker: Many Targets and Deadlines Announced by WHO, UN, and CDC Pass Without Comment

This is one of a series; for the entire series go here:   “A medical blitzkrieg across national boundaries” Ebola-Tracker: Many Targets and Deadlines Announced by WHO and CDC Pass Without Comment October 2, 2014  Global Language Monitor’s Ebola Tracker, a Language and Logic (LAL) assessment the various announcements, updates and projections issued by the […]

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