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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....

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....

#hereifyouneed: An Inside View of Social Media at the Netball World Cup

The Netball World Cup kicked off in Sydney on Friday and it’s been a big four days of the competition so far! The blockbuster game, Australia v New Zealand, took place on....

Another Month, Another Election: Tracking the UK General Election

Over the past few months we have already provided some live analysis of the social media activities around the Queensland and New South Wales state elections, using our Election....

Postdoc Position Available: Public Sphere Theory and Social Media Analytics

In addition to the PhD position I advertised last week, I am now also offering a two-year, full-time postdoc position on the same project at Queensland University of Technology....

Call for PhD Applications: Social Media and Public Communication

We’re now looking for the second PhD student associated with my current ARC Future Fellowship project. The PhD student will receive an annual stipend of A$25,849 over the....

Introducing the New South Wales Election Social Index

It’s state election season in Australia: the repercussions from Labor’s upset win in the January 2015 state election in Queensland have barely died down, but the New South....

Social Media at the Asian Cup: The Inside View

The AFC Asian Cup kicked off last Friday with a big crowd in Melbourne and the Socceroos setting a great vibe for the tournament, beating Kuwait 4-1. I arrived in Sydney on....

Introducing the Queensland Election Social Index

Election season has come around in the state of Queensland again, and somewhat earlier than expected. As with the previous Queensland and Australian elections, we are of course....

Mapping the Brisbane G20 Leaders’ Summit

  Update (13 Nov): The interactive G20 maps are available at http://g20.thehypometer.com/maps/ and https://mappingg20.cartodb.com. _______________________ In mid-November....