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A Round-Up of New Publications from the QUT Digital Media Research Centre

A substantial number of new social media research publications from the Digital Media Research Centre have recently shown up on QUT’s ePrints repository. Here’s an overview: Tanya....

Just Published: Gatewatching and News Curation

I am delighted to announce the publication of my new book Gatewatching and News Curation: Journalism, Social Media, and the Public Sphere, in Peter Lang’s Digital Formations....

Social Media, Habitual Gatewatching, and the News Industry

A few weeks ago I visited Israel to present a keynote at the inaugural Haifa-LINKS Symposium on Content Producers. The keynote draws on my new book Gatewatching and News Curation:....

A Handful of Presentations from ANZCA 2017

A number of us presented our recent research at the Australia New Zealand Communication Association conference at the University of Sydney last week. Here are some of the....

A First Draft of the Present: Why We Must Preserve Social Media Content

History, they say, is written by the winners – but more concretely, it is written on the basis of the records that survive and are accessible to historians. For most of....

Now Out: The Routledge Companion to Social Media and Politics

The first new SMRG publication for 2016 has arrived: we’re delighted to announce that a major collection edited by Axel Bruns and colleagues Gunn Enli, Eli Skogerbø, Anders....

Crisis Communication: Saving Time and Lives in Disasters through Smarter Social Media

By Terry Flew and Axel Bruns (crossposted from The Conversation) As the worst bushfires seen for generations in New South Wales raged across the Blue Mountains, Southern Highlands....

Special Issue of Social Media + Society – Call for Papers

Special Issue of Social Media and Society: Making Digital Cultures of Gender and Sexuality with Social Media Jean Burgess, Elija Cassidy, Stefanie Duguay, and Ben Light Digital....

Our Presentations at the Association of Internet Researchers Conference 2014

Another year is almost over, which must mean that conference season is upon us. This means, in particular, our annual pilgrimage to the wonderful annual conference of the....

Creative Citizenship and Social Media

I’ve had a wonderful time in an unseasonably sunny London this week, which has included a keynote presentation at the Creative Citizens conference at the Royal College....