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Presenting Gatewatching and News Curation at Media@Sydney

A month ago I was able to present the themes of my latest book Gatewatching and News Curation at the University of Sydney, as part of its Media@Sydney series of talks –....

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 New Map of the Australian Twittersphere

Researchers from the QUT Digital Media Research Centre have released a new, detailed analysis of the structure of the Australian Twittersphere. Covering some 3.72 million....

The Library of Congress Twitter Archive: A Failure of Historic Proportions

It’s dead: the U.S. Library of Congress has officially pulled the plug on its project to create a full, complete archive of all of Twitter — past, present, and future.....

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....