While this site is focused on data derived from the Eurovision, we are not inured to other developments around the Contest. The Ukrainian decision is incredibly short sighted. But this also highlights how the EBU needs to get its own… Read moreon boycotts
My latest for ESCInsight – which considers the extent to which Stalin might have tipped the public in Jamala’s favour–can be found here.
I’ve done some analysis of this year’s top 3 over at ESCinsight. com Take a look.
Still write the odd piece for ESCInsight (a grand group of people). My latest was an analysis of how widespread resonance for the message of 1944 might be across the Eurovision televoting public. As a child of the Irish diaspora,… Read moremoonlighting at ESCInsight: When Strangers are Coming
We have one semi-final behind us and the next looms large. Whilst 80 per cent accuracy isn’t bad, the perfectionists at 58points.com aspire to, well, perfection. But we are sticking with our 2016 model to see if it does any… Read more2016 Semi-Final Two Prediction: Our Infinitely Reliable Non-Scientific Model
I am a child of diaspora; second generation Irish, a “plastic Paddy” as described by some. Both my Dad’s parents were from Ireland (Offaly and Galway, to be more precise): we played Irish sports after school, attended community events, and… Read moreA scattering of votes: a brief look at diaspora and their impact at the Eurovision