Tag Archives: '#spill'

#spill: How Twitter Reacted to the Labor Leadership Challenge

#spill: How Twitter Reacted to the Labor Leadership Challenge

Snurb, 27 June 2013
It’s that time of the electoral cycle again where the Australian Labor Party changes leaders in response to its flagging opinion polling. As with the 2010 leadership spill, which we touched on here, there was a [...]

New Article on Twitter and Journalism in Australia

New Article on Twitter and Journalism in Australia

Snurb, 17 September 2012
I’m please to say that a new article of mine has been published in Media International Australia (which means I’ve now had articles in consecutive MIA issues…). The issue in question, on “The ‘New’ News”, was [...]

Some New Publications

Snurb, 15 December 2011
As 2011 winds down (which may also give me the time to do some more Gawk coding again – watch out for more updates soon), we’re still in the process of harvesting the results of our [...]

Twitter Events in Perspective (updated)

Snurb, 10 February 2011
Regular readers of this blog will know that we’ve now examined Twitter activity around a number of recent events in some detail – from the Labor leadership spill in Australian politics in June 2010 through to [...]

#ausvotes Twitter Activity during the 2010 Australian Election

Snurb, 17 October 2010
(Crossposted from snurb.info, where you can find my full coverage of ECREA 2010.) Hamburg. My own paper was next at ECREA 2010. Here’s the presentation – and I also recorded the audio for it, and will [...]

Fun with Gephi’s new dynamic visualisation feature

Fun with Gephi’s new dynamic visualisation feature

Jean Burgess, 6 October 2010
This is a quick demo of how the new timeline feature works in Gephi 0.7 beta. We’ve used 5 hours worth of @reply data from the Twapperkeeper archives for the #spill hashtag. This period corresponds to [...]

Creating Twitter Timelines from Twapperkeeper Data

Snurb, 22 July 2010
This is the first in what will be an irregular series of methods posts outlining some of our approaches to working with datasets from various sources. Part of our work over the next few weeks will [...]