Tag Archives: '#qldvotes'

Twitter and Politics at State and Federal Levels in Australia

Twitter and Politics at State and Federal Levels in Australia

Snurb, 12 November 2012
Here's one final update from the October conference tour, before we get back to covering new work: our research into the political uses of Twitter continues apace as well, of course, and during the AoIR and [...]

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 Election, Week 1: Some Twitter Patterns

Queensland Election, Week 1: Some Twitter Patterns

Snurb, 26 February 2012
So, after a long ‘phoney campaign’ over the past months, the first week of the Queensland state election campaign proper is finally behind us – even if it has been largely overshadowed by the federal Labor [...]