MOSCOW, February 21. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin tops the list of male politicians most often mentioned by the domestic mass media, as follows from statistics published on the website of the Medialogia monitoring and analysis system.
More than 1.5 million pieces of news featuring Putin appeared in the Russian mass media in February 2015 through February 2016. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev is number two with more than 500,000 media reports mentioning his name. Presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov is number three with 200,000 news items.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is number four and Moscow’s Mayor Sergey Sobyanin, number five.
The other prominent figures of Russia’s establishment in the top twenty are the Moscow Region’s Governor Andrei Vorobyov, Sports Minister Vitally Mutko, head of the Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadyrov, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, head of the Republic of Crimea Sergey Aksyonov, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov, Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu, State Duma speaker Sergey Naryshkin, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin and Investigative Committee spokesman Vladimir Markin.
Other personalities high on the Medialogia list are First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov, Culture Minister Vladimir Medinsky and Gazprom CEO Alexey Miller.
The list was composed on the basis of Medialogia’s mass media data base incorporating about 30,000 most influential sources: TV channels, radio stations, daily newspapers, magazines, news agencies and on-line resources.
Created in 2003, the company runs a media data base and an automated analytical module, enabling customers to search and analyze quantitative and qualitative parameters for any period of time, with results available immediately.
Medialogia works with PR departments of the most of Russian public private companies and state-run institutions. Its system enables prompt control of the media field 24 hours a day, providing clients with texts converted into traditional monitoring formats as well as capabilities for end of month analysis, with results presented as charts and tables.