Tag Archives: 'Twitter'

The Beautiful Social Media Game: A-League Winners and Losers on Twitter

The Beautiful Social Media Game: A-League Winners and Losers on Twitter

Snurb, 4 October 2017
Social media are now an integral part of professional sports – but as many a sports star has found out the hard way, not everybody has the gift of presenting an authentic self on Twitter or [...]

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, August 2017

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, August 2017

Snurb, 10 September 2017
Audience engagement on social media is an enormously powerful tool for boosting the circulation of news stories, as this month’s Australian Twitter News Index (ATNIX) shows: a number of Australian news stories go viral well beyond [...]

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, July 2017

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, July 2017

Snurb, 3 August 2017
As they face a changing market for journalistic content, Australian news organisations are increasingly forced to experiment with new approaches to telling their stories. The Australian Twitter News Index (ATNIX) for July 2017 shows that some [...]

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, June 2017

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, June 2017

Snurb, 24 July 2017
Last month’s Australian Twitter News Index (ATNIX) saw a comparative return to a focus on domestic matters. Twitter users predominantly shared links to Australian news media stories that dealt with federal politics and related issues. June [...]

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, May 2017

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, May 2017

Snurb, 6 June 2017
Between the bombshell announcement of further deep staff cuts at Fairfax publications, subsequent strike action by Fairfax journalists, the handing down of the 2017 federal budget, and the much-publicised return of drug smuggler Schapelle Corby to [...]

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, April 2017

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, April 2017

Snurb, 29 May 2017
There seems to be no end in sight to the barrage of breaking, critical news from home and abroad these days, and Australians might be forgiven for trying to switch off during the Easter and ANZAC [...]

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, March 2017

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, March 2017

Snurb, 5 April 2017
For anyone based in Australia – and especially for those of us here in Queensland – the major domestic news story of March 2017 is no doubt the impact of Tropical Cyclone Debbie on the coastal [...]

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, February 2017

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, February 2017

Snurb, 8 March 2017
It feels as if February 2017 has been a month of permanent crisis. Between the exceptionally controversial first steps of the fledgling Trump administration in the United States, the increasingly fragile relationships between the various factions [...]

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, January 2017

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, January 2017

Snurb, 14 February 2017
The Australian Twitter News Index has been on hold for the past few months as we’ve adjusted our data gathering approach to address some changes to Twitter’s data gathering frameworks, and unfortunately this period has also [...]

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, September 2016

ATNIX: Australian Twitter News Index, September 2016

Snurb, 24 October 2016
As the world turns its attention to the slow-motion car crash that is this year’s U.S. presidential election, September in Australia was a comparatively ordinary, intermediate month for news. A number of continuing scandals and controversies [...]