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Sympathy across globe for Conn. school shooting

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An option of British and Irish papers for Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, in London, revealing their front page headlines and response to the school shooting in Newtown, Conn. Friday, Dec, 14. / AP Photo/Alastair Grant

LONDON As the globe joined Americans in mourning the school massacre in Connecticut, lots of urged U.S. politicians to honor the 28 sufferers, particularly the children, by pushing for stronger gun control laws

Twitter users and media characters in the U.K. right away invoked Dunblane– a 1996 shooting because small Scottish town which eliminated 16 children. That tragedy prompted a project that eventually brought about tighter gun controls successfully making it illegal to purchase or have a handgun in the U.K.
History of U.S. gun control laws. “This is America’s Dunblane,” British CNN host Piers Morgan composed on Twitter. “We banned handguns in Britain after that appalling tragedy. What will the U.S. do?

Keywords:

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People:

David Cameron

Overall Sentiment: -0.375582

Relevance: 0.576566

Sentiment Quote
-0.225538 David Cameron, said he was “deeply saddened” …
-0.24191 David Cameron, said he was “deeply saddened” to learn of the “horrific shooting.”
0.152046 “My thoughts are with the injured and those who have lost loved ones,” he said. …
0 “My thoughts are with the injured and those who have lost loved ones,” he said. “It is heartbreaking to think of those who have had their children robbed from them at such a young age, when they had so much life ahead of them.”
Sentiment Stats:
  • Number of Quotes: 4
  • Aggregate Sentiment: -0.315402
  • Mean: -0.0788505
  • Standard Deviation: 1.7320508075689
Disambiguation: Politician | MemberOfParliament | FilmActor | TVActorReferences:

Jose Manuel Barroso

Overall Sentiment: 0.0149263

Relevance: 0.545108

Sentiment Quote
-0.108051 Jose Manuel Barroso, president of the European Union’s executive Commission, said: “Young lives full of hope have been destroyed. On behalf of the European Commission and on my own behalf, I want to express my sincere condolences to the families of the victims of this terrible tragedy.”
Sentiment Stats:
  • Number of Quotes: 1
  • Aggregate Sentiment: -0.108051
  • Mean: -0.108051
  • Standard Deviation: 1.4142135623731
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Angela Merkel

Overall Sentiment: 0.368721

Relevance: 0.522303

Sentiment Quote
0.44988 Angela Merkel said her “deepest sympathy” …
Sentiment Stats:
  • Number of Quotes: 1
  • Aggregate Sentiment: 0.44988
  • Mean: 0.44988
  • Standard Deviation: 1.4142135623731
Disambiguation: Politician | AwardWinner | ChancellorReferences:

Rupert Murdoch

Overall Sentiment: -0.259105

Relevance: 0.509147

Sentiment Quote
-0.123387 Rupert Murdoch recalled that incident in a Twitter message calling the shootings “terrible news” …
Sentiment Stats:
  • Number of Quotes: 1
  • Aggregate Sentiment: -0.123387
  • Mean: -0.123387
  • Standard Deviation: 1.4142135623731
Disambiguation: BoardMember | CompanyFounder | TVActorReferences:

Barack Obama

Overall Sentiment: -0.958614

Relevance: 0.48993

Sentiment Quote
-0.377271 Barack Obama, saying she was shocked to learn of the “dreadful loss of life” …
Sentiment Stats:
  • Number of Quotes: 1
  • Aggregate Sentiment: -0.377271
  • Mean: -0.377271
  • Standard Deviation: 1.4142135623731
Disambiguation: Politician | President | Appointer | AwardWinner | Celebrity | PoliticalAppointer | U.S.Congressperson | USPresident | TVActorReferences:

Dunblane

Overall Sentiment: 0.207284

Relevance: 0.484722

Piers Morgan

Overall Sentiment: 0

Relevance: 0.476478

Sentiment Quote
0 “This is America’s Dunblane,” British CNN host Piers Morgan wrote …
-0.211188 “This is America’s Dunblane,” British CNN host Piers Morgan wrote on Twitter. “We banned handguns in Britain after that appalling tragedy. What will the U.S. do? Inaction not an option.”
Sentiment Stats:
  • Number of Quotes: 2
  • Aggregate Sentiment: -0.211188
  • Mean: -0.105594
  • Standard Deviation: 1.7320508075689

Queen Elizabeth II

Overall Sentiment: 0

Relevance: 0.462616

Adam Lanza

Overall Sentiment: -0.539525

Relevance: 0.458897

Pope Benedict XVI

Overall Sentiment: 0.397139

Relevance: 0.455833

Sentiment Quote
-0.221546 Pope Benedict XVI conveyed “his heartfelt grief and the assurance of his closeness in prayer to the victims and their families, and to all those affected by the shocking event”
Sentiment Stats:
  • Number of Quotes: 1
  • Aggregate Sentiment: -0.221546
  • Mean: -0.221546
  • Standard Deviation: 1.4142135623731
Disambiguation: Politician | Academic | MilitaryPerson | ReligiousLeader | FilmActorReferences:

Young

Overall Sentiment: 0.0338908

Relevance: 0.432559

Key:

  • Aggregate Sentiment is meant to be an indicator of an individual’s overall sentiment.
  • The Mean is meant to be an indicator of an individual’s average comment sentiment.
  • The Standard Deviation, when there are enough quotes, will indicate an individual’s consistency of sentiment (i.e. a Standard Deviation of 0 would mean they were very consistent in their sentiment and 1 would mean they were very inconsistent).

Note that quote stats are likely to be meaningless beyond the aggregate score due to the tiny sample size. However, they are always provided just in case you find something useful there.

Additional Info:

Company: Twitter

Overall Sentiment: -0.051145

Relevance: 0.870889

Disambiguation: Website | VentureFundedCompanyReferences:

Company: CNN

Overall Sentiment: 0

Relevance: 0.449971

Organization: European Commission

Overall Sentiment: 0.118774

Relevance: 0.467678

Organization: European Union

Overall Sentiment: 0.0865273

Relevance: 0.440556

Disambiguation: Location | Country | GovernmentalJurisdiction | MembershipOrganization | AwardWinnerReferences:

StateOrCounty: Connecticut

Overall Sentiment: -0.452274

Relevance: 0.900578

Disambiguation: Location | PoliticalDistrict | AdministrativeDivision | GovernmentalJurisdiction | USStateReferences:

StateOrCounty: Conn

Overall Sentiment: -0.0905955

Relevance: 0.482339

StateOrCounty: Tasmania

Overall Sentiment: -0.5527

Relevance: 0.421406

City: Newtown

Overall Sentiment: -0.391361

Relevance: 0.813767

City: London

Overall Sentiment: -0.199734

Relevance: 0.628458

City: Vatican

Overall Sentiment: 0.0987329

Relevance: 0.43218

Disambiguation: Country | GovernmentalJurisdiction | TouristAttractionReferences:

Country: U.S.

Overall Sentiment: -0.149962

Relevance: 0.725892

Disambiguation: Location | Region | AdministrativeDivision | GovernmentalJurisdiction | FilmEditorReferences:

Country: U.K.

Overall Sentiment: -0.0897053

Relevance: 0.691297

Disambiguation: Location | AdministrativeDivision | GovernmentalJurisdiction | Kingdom | MeteorologicalServiceReferences:

Country: Australia

Overall Sentiment: -0.45088

Relevance: 0.458013

Country: Britain

Overall Sentiment: -1

Relevance: 0.445299

Continent: America

Overall Sentiment: 0

Relevance: 0.418954

Continent: Asia

Overall Sentiment: -0.47518

Relevance: 0.414496

Disambiguation: Location | FieldOfStudyReferences:

Continent: Europe

Overall Sentiment: -0.416979

Relevance: 0.393664

Disambiguation: References:

Source : Sympathy across globe for Conn. school shooting

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World mourns victims while joining calls for stricter U.S. gun laws

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Sympathy across globe for Conn. school shooting

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