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Emerging Methods for Digital Media Research: An Introduction

Emerging Methods for Digital Media Research: An Introduction

Jean Burgess, 15 March 2013
I’m very pleased to be able to announce that the methods-focused special issue of the Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media (JOBEM) edited with my CCI colleagues Axel Bruns and Larissa Hjorth is out now. When [...]

Twitter Research: New Articles on Politics, Methods, Metrics

Twitter Research: New Articles on Politics, Methods, Metrics

Snurb, 4 March 2013
In addition to Jean’s mainstream media appearances during February, we also have a few more recent publications which we haven’t had a chance to feature here on the site. So, here’s a quick round-up of the [...]

Twitter and the Emergence of ‘Big Data’ Research in the Humanities

Twitter and the Emergence of ‘Big Data’ Research in the Humanities

Snurb, 2 November 2012
In a previous post, I mentioned the new M/C Journal article on the impact which Twitter, Inc.’s tightening of its API rules has on research into the uses of Twitter. The use of data from the [...]

New M/C Journal Article on the Harmful Effects of Twitter’s Corporate Policies

New M/C Journal Article on the Harmful Effects of Twitter’s Corporate Policies

Snurb, 30 October 2012
October has been a busy month – as those of you who follow my personal research blog may already have seen, our Mapping Online Publics colleague Tim Highfield and I have presented several papers at the [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Digital Methods in Bristol

Digital Methods in Bristol

Snurb, 10 July 2012
I spent today at the University of the West of England in Bristol, as a guest of the Digital Methods as Mainstream Methodology network, a fabulous new initiative supported by the National Centre for Research Methods [...]

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 [...]