Sony hack in the media
A group of hackers calling themselves Guardians of Peace were successful in committing one of the biggest cybercrimes to date. We couldn’t stay on the sidelines and investigated.
We tracked how the unfolding events were reflected in the media, found the most cited stories and determined the people most mentioned in the scandal.
We counted the number of articles published on Sony hack every day and pointed out all major development together with most shared stories covering them. Combining this data shows how exactly every new piece of information is picked up by the media.
Two most cited stories are very different — one is about George Clooney being angry with the situation, the other covers The Interview release. Both are accompanied by five most shared articles that cited them.
In the spotlight
A rating of most mentioned people involved in the scandal. We went further and used our tool to find what they had to say. After that we hand-picked the best quotes.
Stay tuned for new researches and happy holidays!