Tag Archives: 'earthquake'

Twitter and Disaster Resilience: Lessons from #qldfloods and #eqnz

Twitter and Disaster Resilience: Lessons from #qldfloods and #eqnz

Snurb, 27 April 2012
We’re doing quite a few presentations of our crisis communication research at the moment. A few days after our ANZDMC presentation, I flew down to Melbourne to run a workshop on social media and disaster resilience [...]

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 [...]

Twitter in the Christchurch Earthquake, Pt. 3

Snurb, 16 March 2011
We’ve spent the last couple of posts looking at user activity patterns on Twitter during the days following the Christchurch earthquake. Now it’s time to shift our attention to the themes discussed by the #eqnz hashtag [...]

Twitter in the Christchurch Earthquake, Pt. 2

Snurb, 16 March 2011
Following on from my overview of key tweeting patterns in the Christchurch earthquake in February, in the previous post, I wanted to further explore Alfred Hermida’s idea of Twitter as ‘ambient journalism‘ – or more to [...]

Twitter in the Christchurch Earthquake, Pt. 1

Snurb, 16 March 2011
Given the recent focus on this blog on the use of social media during major disasters, a closer look at the use of Twitter during the devastating Christchurch earthquake on 22 Feb. 2011 is long overdue [...]