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CoSCI Keynote Video and New Article on Twitter and Journalism

CoSCI Keynote Video and New Article on Twitter and Journalism

Snurb, 26 August 2012
At the start of the month, Jean and I had the pleasure of presenting a keynote at the Conference on Science and the Internet, organised by our ATN-DAAD research partners in Düsseldorf. I’m happy to report [...]

Doing Blog Research (Again)

Doing Blog Research (Again)

Snurb, 2 May 2012
Just to show that we haven’t forgotten about the blog-related aspects of our research work (which have been backgrounded a little by the recent flurry of research around Twitter and crisis communication and/or politics): Jean and [...]

Beauty, Fashion & Style Blog Analysis PART 2 (Qualitative)

Beauty, Fashion & Style Blog Analysis PART 2 (Qualitative)

Aimee Hewson, 6 March 2011
This is my final post as a VRES student, and part 2 of my analysis of eight Australian Beauty, Fashion and Style blogs – see Part 1 (Quantitative) here. In this post, I look at some [...]

Beauty, Fashion & Style Blog Analysis PART 1 (Quantitative)

Beauty, Fashion & Style Blog Analysis PART 1 (Quantitative)

Aimee Hewson, 9 February 2011
As noted in my first post about blog categorisation, I have now assessed 8 Beauty, Fashion and Style blogs to determine whether any similarities exist in terms of subscribers, style, and content. This post is part [...]

Australian Blogosphere – Categorisation Process

Australian Blogosphere – Categorisation Process

Aimee Hewson, 3 February 2011
Over the past few weeks, as part of the VRES program at QUT, I have been assisting Axel and Jean on their Social Media Mapping project.    The aim of the project is to try to understand [...]

Mapping Online Publics in Australia

Mapping Online Publics in Australia

Snurb, 23 October 2010
So, we had ourselves a fine little panel on tracking and mapping social media at the AoIR 2010 conference in Gothenburg today. Below is the presentation from our Mapping Online Publics project (with audio) – and [...]

Mapping Online Publics: Methodological Observations

Mapping Online Publics: Methodological Observations

Snurb, 12 October 2010
(Cross-posted from snurb.info, where you can also find more liveblogging from the DGMS and ECREA 2010 conferences.) Bremen. My CCI colleague Jean Burgess and I are currently in Bremen for the ‘Doing Global Media Studies’ pre-conference [...]

Mapping the Australian Blogosphere Some More

Mapping the Australian Blogosphere Some More

Snurb, 22 September 2010
My previous post outlined a few more steps I’ve taken in cleaning up our emerging dataset of links in the Australian blogosphere (current limitations of our data are also listed there). It’s time to take those [...]

More Blog Network Data Cleaning with Gawk

More Blog Network Data Cleaning with Gawk

Snurb, 22 September 2010
The other day I outlined some first steps in cleaning our blog network data (generated by our partner researchers at Sociomantic Labs) ahead of visualising it, and posted a first tentative visualisation of the part of [...]

First Steps in Mapping the Australian Blogosphere

First Steps in Mapping the Australian Blogosphere

Snurb, 20 September 2010
Following on from my previous post about the methods we’re starting to use to make sense of the Australian blogosphere data we’re receiving from our colleagues at Sociomantic Labs, here’s a first look at what happens [...]