Tag Archives: 'Queensland'

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 [...]

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 [...]

Talk about Disasters Workshop

Talk about Disasters Workshop

francesshaw, 1 July 2012
Our fabulous colleague (and co-author of the Queensland floods report) Frances Shaw came up to Brisbane this week to participate in a crisis communication workshop at Griffith University. Here are her impressions from the workshop, 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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]