Tag Archives: 'Australia'

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, April 2015

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, April 2015

Snurb, 7 May 2015
April has been a very busy month for the Australian media, with the 100th anniversary of the ANZAC landing at Gallipoli and the cruelly drawn-out procedures leading towards the executions of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran [...]

Postdoc and PhD Positions Available: Social Media and the Public Sphere

Postdoc and PhD Positions Available: Social Media and the Public Sphere

Snurb, 13 April 2015
At Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia, where we’re based, we’re currently advertising two new positions relating to our research: a Postdoctoral Research Fellow (two years full-time) and a PhD researcher (including a three-year stipend). [...]

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, March 2015

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, March 2015

Snurb, 8 April 2015
Compared to the excitement of January and February, March 2015 has turned out to be a comparatively quiet month in Australian public life, even in spite of the New South Wales state election campaign which culminated [...]

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, February 2015

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, February 2015

Snurb, 15 March 2015
February 2015 has been a tumultuous month in Australian news, not least because of the continuing leadership debate (and defeated spill motion) in the federal Liberal Party following the LNP’s unexpected defeat in the Queensland state [...]

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, January 2015

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, January 2015

Snurb, 20 February 2015
Ordinarily, January is a relatively slow news month in Australia. That’s far from true for January 2015, however: first, the Queensland premier Campbell Newman surprised journalists, the opposition, and quite a few of his own colleagues [...]

#libspill: A Helpful Social Media Overview

#libspill: A Helpful Social Media Overview

Snurb, 5 February 2015
You might have been forgiven for thinking that the time between the Queensland state election in January and the New South Wales state election in March would be a little quiet, politically speaking – with the [...]

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, December 2014

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, December 2014

Snurb, 17 January 2015
The final ATNIX for 2014 arrives with a slight delay due to the summer holidays, but covers an unexpectedly dramatic few weeks in Australian public life, due especially to the deadly siege in the Lindt Café [...]

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, November 2014

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, November 2014

Snurb, 19 December 2014
With the drama and excitements of the Melbourne Cup and G20 summit receding into memory, and the current trials and tribulations of the federal government taking centre-stage once again, it’s time to update our Australian Twitter [...]

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, September/October 2014

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, September/October 2014

Snurb, 5 November 2014
In my previous post, I introduced the revamped and rebooted Australian Twitter News Index, which now covers both link sharing patterns on Twitter for Australian news and opinion sites and general online popularity trends for those [...]

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 [...]