Tag Archives: 'research'

Social Media in the Media III: Uses

Social Media in the Media III: Uses

Theresa Sauter, 4 April 2013
In previous posts I outlined the details of a preliminary study we conducted on how social media are used as political tools and how this activity is portrayed in traditional media outlets. I provide an overview [...]

Social Media in the Media II: User Groups

Social Media in the Media II: User Groups

Theresa Sauter, 3 April 2013
In a previous post I introduced work we have been doing here at the CCI to contribute to an understanding of the way in which social media are portrayed as political tools in traditional media outlets. [...]

Social Media in the Media I: Comparing Social and Traditional Media

Social Media in the Media I: Comparing Social and Traditional Media

Theresa Sauter, 2 April 2013
One of the research projects some of us here at the CCI are currently involved in, in cooperation with researchers from California State University, Uppsala University, and the Universities of Oslo and Bergen, aims to apply [...]

Twitter Research: New Articles on Politics, Methods, Metrics

Twitter Research: New Articles on Politics, Methods, Metrics

Snurb, 4 March 2013
In addition to Jean’s mainstream media appearances during February, we also have a few more recent publications which we haven’t had a chance to feature here on the site. So, here’s a quick round-up of the [...]

Our Work Featured by the Australian Research Council

Our Work Featured by the Australian Research Council

Snurb, 27 February 2013
It’s not every day that your work gets an acknowledgment from the most important research funding and evaluation authority in the country – but today is one such day: our research into the use of Twitter [...]

Talking Digital Methods in Bristol

Talking Digital Methods in Bristol

Snurb, 23 September 2012
At the start of July, I had the pleasure of being one of the three speakers at the inaugural Digital Methods as Mainstream Methodology workshop in Bristol (I posted my presentation from the event here a [...]

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 [...]

Gearing Up for the Election(s)

Gearing Up for the Election(s)

Snurb, 10 January 2012
We’ve got a few busy years ahead of us, it seems. In addition to the ARC Linkage project on social media and crisis communication which was awarded to us (the QUT Mapping Online Publics team along [...]

A Call to Action on Social Media Archiving

A Call to Action on Social Media Archiving

Snurb, 21 October 2011
(Crossposted from snurb.info. Longer post there.) Briefly back in Australia, yesterday I went down to Sydney to speak at the Australian Society of Archivists’ 2011 Symposium (staged at the fabulous Luna Park venue). My paper was [...]

Talking Crises in Perth

Snurb, 2 October 2011
I was briefly in Perth on Friday, to present our research into the use of Twitter for crisis communication during recent natural disasters at the RightClick 2011 event organised by the Institute for Public Administration Australia. [...]