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Echobox White Paper

Black Lives Matter: The movement that shook the global news agenda

How has Black Lives Matter news unfolded on social media?

2020 has been an extraordinary year for news so far, with certain breaking stories upending and dominating worldwide media in unprecedented ways. To understand how news about the Black Lives Matter movement has unfolded on social media around the world, we studied 2.5 million stories shared by 700 leading publishers in more than 50 countries. Download the white paper to see what we’ve learned.

  • What portion of all publisher posts were related to the Black Lives Matter movement?
  • How were posts about Black Lives Matter shared in different countries?
  • How did the movement's social media coverage compare to other major stories on the global news agenda?

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