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:

Copyright reform, protests in view of the final vote

Tuesday 19 March 2019 | Gina Pavone
| OBC Transeuropa

On March 26, the European Parliament will vote on a very criticized directive. A few days before the vote, online protests are taking place.


Public enterprises will have to open up their data

Friday 01 February 2019 | Gina Pavone
| OBC Transeuropa

New European legislation will significantly increase the accessibility of data produced with public finances: therefore, data produced by public enterprises, i.e. companies which provide essential services such as public transport to many cities.


The EU has signed a free trade agreement with Japan

Wednesday 16 January 2019 | Gina Pavone
| OBC Transeuropa

In December the European Parliament approved a trade agreement with Japan. But, as the tweets of various MEPs show, criticism is hardly lacking.