Creating an Analytics Report with News Results

Modified on: Wed, 7 Dec, 2022 at 1:55 PM

You can create a Report with Analytic Charts for a specific coverage from a My Coverage search. Analytics Charts provide a way for you to visually represent coverage.

To search for a specific set of coverage already captured by your Cision system, follow these steps:

1. Click News

Influencer Toolbar

2. Click Search

Browse the fields of categories that you can use to conduct a search by selecting the downward arrow in the Keyword field. Any combination of these fields may be used to conduct a search.

1. Select the first category field that you would like to use to search and enter the criteria in the corresponding box

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2. If more category fields are desired, click the plus sign and repeat the process of selecting the field and entering the corresponding criteria

3. Click Search

The search will return articles already in your system that match the entered criteria. 

Applying Filters:

Apply any additional filters if you want to narrow the coverage included in the report.

To apply filters,

1. Click on the name of the Filter with which you want to work.

2. Select your desired choices by checking them. A link will appear, letting you know how many filters you selected.  You can repeat steps 1 and 2 to apply additional filters.

3. You can remove the filter choices in any category applied by clicking the ‘Clear filters’ link in the dialog box.

4. You can remove all of the filters applied by clicking ‘Clear All Filters.'

Selecting Coverage to Include in the Report:

Click the checkbox by the individual news items that you want to include in the report. Or, use the top checkbox above the results to select all news items. Selecting news items makes the Options Toolbar available for use. 

Click Analysis in the upper right-hand corner of your screen.


The Analytics Dashboards with related options will appear. In the upper right-hand corner, you will see the ability to:

1. View all Analytics Dashboards that have been created

Analytics Dashboard Choices

2. Select the dashboard you prefer to use for reporting

3. Ability to Edit a Dashboard

4. Option to Create New Dashboards

Charts in the Default Dashboard:

Click here for a description of all of the charts available. 

Customising your Dashboard:

Click here for information on how to add or remove charts from your view.

Creating an Analytics Report:

Click the download button to create a report with the charts contained in the dashboard.

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You will be guided through the steps of creating an Analytics Report:

1. Choose the file format you will use to generate the report.

Create Analytics Report

2. Enter a Title for the report. (Required)

3. Enter a SubTitle for the Report if you prefer.

4. Customise your report by selecting the orientation that your report should have. You also have the option to include a cover page. If you add a cover page, you can include summary metrics  (total mentions, total reach, total publicity value) on the cover page and/or upload a logo. NOTE: The option to include a cover page is on by default but can be deselected.

5. Uncheck any charts you do not want to include in the Analysis Download.

6. Click Download to create the report.

2. Example Analytics Report

The Analytics Report will automatically download. Below are a few example pages from an Analytics Download.


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