Quote Finder

Which words are leading the trends in European affairs? Explore different perspectives on EU affairs through word clouds and other interactive visualisations powered by sentiment analysis. The tool is developed and curated by OBCT. It is currently in beta: new features and sources will be added in the next few months.

Currently, the Quote Finder allows to explore tweets posted by members of the European Parliament in the last three months. It is based on a dataset updated daily that includes about 80,000-100,000 posts.

The source code of this tool is available on GitHub . Feedback and suggestions are welcome by filing an issue on GitHub , or by tweeting to the tool's author @giocomai .

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The latest Quote Finder notes:

Waiting for the new European Parliament

Sunday 30 June 2019 | Gina Pavone
| OBC Transeuropa

What is being said about the newly-elected members of the European institutions, and in what terms? Do specific emotions tend to predominate? What are the emerging issues? A textual analysis of 18,000 tweets posted after the 2019 European elections provides a bird’s-eye view of the political landscape.


European far-right rally in Milan

Friday 24 May 2019 | Ornaldo Gjergji
| OBC Transeuropa

On May 18 Matteo Salvini gathered far-right leaders in Milan for a rally before the European elections. Polls suggest that his alliance of popoulists may be a threat to the next EU parliament.


Centrists and progressives at the European Parliament

Thursday 23 May 2019 | Ornaldo Gjergji
| OBC Transeuropa

French President Emmanuel Macron wants to unite the progressives in the European Parliament against the threat posed by the far right, but the road is winding.