Tag Archives: 'Methods'

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 [...]

A Quick Recap of Twitter Research Approaches

A Quick Recap of Twitter Research Approaches

Snurb, 29 September 2012
Any self-respecting Internet researcher will already be aware that the Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR) is the place to keep track of what’s cutting edge in the field. On the AoIR mailing-list, there’s been an interesting [...]

CoSCI Keynote Video and New Article on Twitter and Journalism

CoSCI Keynote Video and New Article on Twitter and Journalism

Snurb, 26 August 2012
At the start of the month, Jean and I had the pleasure of presenting a keynote at the Conference on Science and the Internet, organised by our ATN-DAAD research partners in Düsseldorf. I’m happy to report [...]

New Articles on Twitter and Journalism

New Articles on Twitter and Journalism

Snurb, 4 June 2012
Somehow I don’t think we ever quite got around to posting this: a couple of months ago, two research publications by my QUT colleague Jean Burgess and myself appeared in Journalism Studies and Journalism Practice within [...]

Doing Blog Research (Again)

Doing Blog Research (Again)

Snurb, 2 May 2012
Just to show that we haven’t forgotten about the blog-related aspects of our research work (which have been backgrounded a little by the recent flurry of research around Twitter and crisis communication and/or politics): Jean and [...]

Taking Twitter Metrics to a New Level (Part 4)

Taking Twitter Metrics to a New Level (Part 4)

Snurb, 2 January 2012
Update: revision 1.2 of metrify.awk is now available (still at the link below), and introduces some further functionality, which is outlined here. This is the final instalment of my four-part introduction to the metrify.awk script for [...]

Taking Twitter Metrics to a New Level (Part 3)

Taking Twitter Metrics to a New Level (Part 3)

Snurb, 2 January 2012
Update: revision 1.2 of metrify.awk is now available (still at the link below), and introduces some further functionality, which is outlined here. Over the past couple of posts, I’ve introduced our new metrify.awk Twitter metrics script, [...]

Taking Twitter Metrics to a New Level (Part 2)

Taking Twitter Metrics to a New Level (Part 2)

Snurb, 2 January 2012
Update: I’ve clarified/corrected some of the details relating to the percentile metrics contained in the first table which metrify.awk generates. Update 2: revision 1.2 of metrify.awk adds further functionality in addition to what is described below. [...]

Taking Twitter Metrics to a New Level (Part 1)

Snurb, 2 January 2012
So, 2011 is finally over – and what a year it’s been. While the confluence of natural disasters, political crises, and other major events has also provided us with the basis for a new research programme [...]

A Belated Post of Our DIATA11 Keynote, and More…

Snurb, 20 September 2011
It’s been a busy few days: last week, Jean, Stephen and I participated in the magnificent Düsseldorf Workshop on Interdisciplinary Approaches to Twitter Analysis (DIATA11), which our colleagues and collaboration partners from the University of Düsseldorf [...]