The Global Language Monitor » About
Austin, Texas-based, Global Language Monitor (GLM) is a media analytics company that documents, analyzes and tracks trends in language the world over, with a particular emphasis upon Global English. GLM is based in Austin, Texas. GLM is incorporated as an LLC. GLM has deep academic and internet roots. GLM’s predecessor site, yourDictionary.com is the direct descendent of the Web of Online Dictionaries at Bucknell University, founded in 1994. In 1999, Paul JJ Payack, with a long background in technological innovation, joined two partners and reorganized Web of Online Dictionaries into yourDictionary.com, where Payack was the founding president. YDC assembled the industry’s premier advisory council of experts; it was the the largest multi-lingual dictionary destination on the web with some 240 languages. In 2003 Payack, created the Global Language Monitor to carry on the media analysis functions began at YDC. (For example, YDC was the first dictionary to publish its annual Word of the Year WOTY ™ lists.)
Scholars around the world incorporate GLM’s findings into their research and publications. For a representative sampling, click here.. The Global Language Monitor offers the following algorithmic-based services:.
•Ambush Marketing: Tracking how companies leverage the world’s major sporting events to appear as if they are sponsors
•NarrativeTracking: Tracking the story lines that politicians and organizations weave to spread their point of view
•College Reputation: Helping to differentiate colleges among their peers to help gain and retain students
•Political Services: Providing virtual polling and the tracking of political narratives
•Business Intelligence: Unbiased snapshots of your competitive strengths and weaknesses
•TrendTopper Services: Specialized analyses that help you understand your market, products and/or competition......