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From ATNIX to Hitwise: Australian Online News Audiences, 2012-14

From ATNIX to Hitwise: Australian Online News Audiences, 2012-14

Snurb, 14 October 2014
It’s been a long time since I’ve published the Australian Twitter News Index (ATNIX) on a semi-regular basis – other commitments got the better of me for some time, I’m afraid. In addition, I’ve also needed [...]

Layers of Communication on Twitter

Layers of Communication on Twitter

Snurb, 25 April 2014
If you’ve been wondering about the lack of news on this site – yes, we’re still here, and if we haven’t posted since the start of the year it’s because behind the scenes we’ve been busy [...]

#ausvotes: Twitter Activity across the Electorates

#ausvotes: Twitter Activity across the Electorates

Snurb, 22 August 2013
Following on from yesterday’s update of overall Twitter activity patterns around Australian federal politicians’ and candidates’ accounts, here’s a slightly different look at the same data – and before I forget again, I want to say [...]

Big Brother 15, West Coast Viewers & Guilt by Association

Big Brother 15, West Coast Viewers & Guilt by Association

Darryl Woodford, 29 July 2013
Over at my own blog, I have been running an almost-daily series of posts looking at the current US reality series “Big Brother”, now in its 15th incarnation in the US (the 10th Australian series starts [...]

Follower Accession: How Australian Politicians Gained Their Twitter Followers

Follower Accession: How Australian Politicians Gained Their Twitter Followers

Snurb, 8 July 2013
This post follows on from a number of research activities we’ve covered here in the past. Last week, we released our CCI report Social Media in the Media, which shows the gradual acceptance and integration of [...]

#spill: How Twitter Reacted to the Labor Leadership Challenge

#spill: How Twitter Reacted to the Labor Leadership Challenge

Snurb, 27 June 2013
It’s that time of the electoral cycle again where the Australian Labor Party changes leaders in response to its flagging opinion polling. As with the 2010 leadership spill, which we touched on here, there was a [...]

A Collection of Presentations on Twitter Research Methods

A Collection of Presentations on Twitter Research Methods

Snurb, 4 August 2012
Over the past month, my colleagues Jean Burgess, Tim Highfield, Tanya Nitins and I have been travelling through Europe in various combinations to participate in workshops and conferences which address some of the key themes of [...]

New Articles on Twitter and Journalism

New Articles on Twitter and Journalism

Snurb, 4 June 2012
Somehow I don’t think we ever quite got around to posting this: a couple of months ago, two research publications by my QUT colleague Jean Burgess and myself appeared in Journalism Studies and Journalism Practice within [...]

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 [...]

Many Maps of the Australian Twittersphere

Many Maps of the Australian Twittersphere

Snurb, 1 April 2012
I spent most of last week at the Digital Humanities Australasia conference in Canberra (see my liveblog coverage), where I presented the latest iteration of our map of the Australian Twitter follower/followee network. This is now [...]