Culture

Twitter and the Media in Europe and Australia

Twitter and the Media in Europe and Australia

Snurb, 5 November 2012
A key theme in our recent research is the place of Twitter in the wider media ecology, globally as well as in specific domestic contexts. There are a number of ways that the relationship between Twitter [...]

Around the World in 28 Days (and 14 Papers)

Around the World in 28 Days (and 14 Papers)

Snurb, 6 October 2012
It’s that time of the year again, when I set off for the usual end-of-year round of conferences – and this year has turned out to be an especially busy one. As I write this, Jean [...]

Talking Digital Methods in Bristol

Talking Digital Methods in Bristol

Snurb, 23 September 2012
At the start of July, I had the pleasure of being one of the three speakers at the inaugural Digital Methods as Mainstream Methodology workshop in Bristol (I posted my presentation from the event here a [...]

Some Brief Updates: Twitter and Television, Arab Spring Symposium

Some Brief Updates: Twitter and Television, Arab Spring Symposium

Snurb, 23 June 2012
The Mapping Online Publics Team is currently busy at the CCI Winter School, but here, at least, are a handful of very quick updates. First, my colleagues Stephen Harrington, Tim Highfield and I have published a [...]

Social Media and the Wider Media Ecology

Social Media and the Wider Media Ecology

Snurb, 2 June 2012
On Friday last week, I had the pleasure of presenting a keynote on the place of social media within the wider media ecology to the Queensland conference of the Australian Teachers of Media. Below are my [...]

Our Twitter Maps in the Press

Our Twitter Maps in the Press

Snurb, 31 May 2012
The emerging maps of the Australian Twittersphere which I presented at the Digital Humanities Australasia conference in Canberra in March have received quite a bit of press coverage over the past week or so, following our [...]

A Call to Action on Social Media Archiving

A Call to Action on Social Media Archiving

Snurb, 21 October 2011
(Crossposted from snurb.info. Longer post there.) Briefly back in Australia, yesterday I went down to Sydney to speak at the Australian Society of Archivists’ 2011 Symposium (staged at the fabulous Luna Park venue). My paper was [...]

Sony Hacking Coverage on Twitter

Sony Hacking Coverage on Twitter

Tanya Nitins, 26 September 2011
Hi! Let me introduce myself–my name is Tanya Nitins and I’m working with my QUT colleagues Axel and Jean, and researchers based at the University of Muenster on an ATN-DAAD project (see related blog post here). [...]

An introduction, and some reflections (mostly on football)

An introduction, and some reflections (mostly on football)

Stephen Harrington, 17 September 2011
#DIATA11: Twitter, Television und Fussball View another webinar from Stephen_Harrington Well, it has taken me quite some time to get my first post together for the MoP blog, so forgive me if this gets a bit [...]

Transforming Audiences Keynote

Transforming Audiences Keynote

Jean Burgess, 13 September 2011
On the 1st and 2nd of September I was in London at the third Transforming Audiences conference, hosted by CAMRI at the University of Westminster. I was one of four [...]