Tag Archives: 'politicians'

Follower Accession: How Australian Politicians Gained Their Twitter Followers

Follower Accession: How Australian Politicians Gained Their Twitter Followers

Snurb, 8 July 2013
This post follows on from a number of research activities we’ve covered here in the past. Last week, we released our CCI report Social Media in the Media, which shows the gradual acceptance and integration of [...]

Mid-Week #qldvotes Update: How the Leaders Compare

Mid-Week #qldvotes Update: How the Leaders Compare

Snurb, 22 March 2012
As we count down to the Queensland state election date, I’ve just published a new piece about the Twitter campaign in The Conversation – head over to the site to read it there. The centrepiece of [...]

Queensland Election, Week 4: All Over But the Shouting?

Queensland Election, Week 4: All Over But the Shouting?

Snurb, 18 March 2012
There’s just one more week to go until the end of the 2012 Queensland state election campaign – and as I write this, the tenor of the mainstream media coverage is that we’re heading for a [...]

Queensland Election, Week 3: The Twitter Story to Date

Queensland Election, Week 3: The Twitter Story to Date

Snurb, 11 March 2012
Having caught up with developments in week 2 in the previous post, let’s bring the story up to date by looking at activity patterns on Twitter during week 3 of the Queensland state election. This post [...]

Queensland Election, Week 2: Some More Twitter Patterns

Queensland Election, Week 2: Some More Twitter Patterns

Snurb, 11 March 2012
OK, so much for my plan to post a weekly update on the way the Queensland election is playing our on Twitter: I spent most of week 2 at a research workshop in Sydney, and didn’t [...]

Queensland Politicians on Twitter: Some Initial Observations

Queensland Politicians on Twitter: Some Initial Observations

Snurb, 18 February 2012
Well, the Queensland state election is about to start in earnest: Premier Anna Bligh is expected to visit the Governor tomorrow to ask her to resolve parliament and call an election for the end of March. [...]