Tag Archives: 'crisis communication'

Researching Social Media in Times of Crisis

Researching Social Media in Times of Crisis

Snurb, 4 April 2013
I’ve just returned home from the Social Media in Times of Crisis conference at the State Library of Queensland, which we organised together with our ARC Linkage partners at the Eidos Institute, and I’m pleased to [...]

Social Media in Times of Crisis 2013: Register Now!

Social Media in Times of Crisis 2013: Register Now!

Snurb, 19 March 2013
Our research into the use of social media for crisis communication, which produced last year’s report on the use of Twitter during the 2011 Queensland floods and a variety of other outputs (on the Christchurch earthquakes, [...]

Twitter and Crisis Communication from #qldfloods to #sandy

Twitter and Crisis Communication from #qldfloods to #sandy

Snurb, 7 November 2012
My recent trip to a number of European conferences and other research events also provided an opportunity to present some of our ongoing work on the use of social media in crisis communication – as our [...]

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 [...]

Call for Applicants: PhD Researcher on Crisis Communication Linkage Project

Call for Applicants: PhD Researcher on Crisis Communication Linkage Project

Snurb, 26 August 2012
Regular visitors to this site will be well familiar with our research into the use of social media in crisis communication – especially in the context of the 2011 Queensland floods and Christchurch earthquakes. We’re now [...]

Twitter, the Queensland Floods, and the ABC

Twitter, the Queensland Floods, and the ABC

Snurb, 30 April 2012
And finally for our series of conference presentations over the past couple of weeks, here’s our talk from the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association conference in Brisbane last week. This was a bit of a strange one, as [...]

Earthquakes on Twitter: Analysing the Four Christchurch #eqnz Events

Earthquakes on Twitter: Analysing the Four Christchurch #eqnz Events

Snurb, 25 April 2012
Continuing the catch-up with recent publications and presentations, I also wanted to share the paper which Jean Burgess and I presented at the Australia New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management conference in Brisbane last week. The [...]

CCI Report on #qldfloods and @QPSMedia in the 2011 Floods

CCI Report on #qldfloods and @QPSMedia in the 2011 Floods

Snurb, 11 January 2012
It’s difficult to believe that one year ago, significant parts of Brisbane were inundated by floodwaters; thankfully, there has been no repeat of the flood crisis this year. One of the few good news stories to [...]

New ARC Linkage project: Social media in times of crisis

New ARC Linkage project: Social media in times of crisis

Jean Burgess, 1 November 2011
This morning the Australian Research Council announced the latest round of major grant funding, and I’m pleased to be able to report some very good news. Along with our CCI colleagues Kate Crawford and Terry Flew, [...]

Twitter and Crises: #qldfloods, #eqnz, and #SJ

Snurb, 29 October 2011
OK, it’s taken a little while, but we’ve now finally put all the presentations from our panel on social media and crisis communication at the Association of Internet Researchers conference in Seattle in October online. Three [...]