Tag Archives: 'ATNIX'

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, August 2017

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, August 2017

Snurb, 10 September 2017
Audience engagement on social media is an enormously powerful tool for boosting the circulation of news stories, as this month’s Australian Twitter News Index (ATNIX) shows: a number of Australian news stories go viral well beyond [...]

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, July 2017

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, July 2017

Snurb, 3 August 2017
As they face a changing market for journalistic content, Australian news organisations are increasingly forced to experiment with new approaches to telling their stories. The Australian Twitter News Index (ATNIX) for July 2017 shows that some [...]

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, June 2017

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, June 2017

Snurb, 24 July 2017
Last month’s Australian Twitter News Index (ATNIX) saw a comparative return to a focus on domestic matters. Twitter users predominantly shared links to Australian news media stories that dealt with federal politics and related issues. June [...]

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, May 2017

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, May 2017

Snurb, 6 June 2017
Between the bombshell announcement of further deep staff cuts at Fairfax publications, subsequent strike action by Fairfax journalists, the handing down of the 2017 federal budget, and the much-publicised return of drug smuggler Schapelle Corby to [...]

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, April 2017

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, April 2017

Snurb, 29 May 2017
There seems to be no end in sight to the barrage of breaking, critical news from home and abroad these days, and Australians might be forgiven for trying to switch off during the Easter and ANZAC [...]

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, March 2017

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, March 2017

Snurb, 5 April 2017
For anyone based in Australia – and especially for those of us here in Queensland – the major domestic news story of March 2017 is no doubt the impact of Tropical Cyclone Debbie on the coastal [...]

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, May 2016

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, May 2016

Snurb, 17 June 2016
We’re now well into the federal election season, and of course this is reflected in the Twitter-based news sharing activities captured in the Australian Twitter News Index as well. But – because as in previous elections [...]

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, April 2016

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, April 2016

Snurb, 12 May 2016
Even before Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull fired the starting gun on this year’s election campaign last weekend, Australian media were very clearly switching to election mode. Speculation about any last-minute budget sweeteners and debate about likely [...]

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, January-March 2016

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, January-March 2016

Snurb, 11 April 2016
In spite of my best intentions, I’m afraid the Australian Twitter News Index continues to be a somewhat irregular affair for the moment, and so this latest update once again covers a number of months: in [...]

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, November/December 2015

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, November/December 2015

Snurb, 22 January 2016
The Australian Twitter News Index for 2015 concludes with a double helping that covers both November and December – a time when the sharing of news stories on Twitter usually begins its slow decline towards the [...]