Discursis output

Ripples of mediatization: Social media and the exposure of the pool interview

Rintel, S., Angus, D., & Fitzgerald, R. (2016). Ripples of mediatization: Social media and the exposure of the pool interview. Discourse, Context & Media, 11, 50-64 DOI: 10/1016/j.dcm.2015.10.003 During the 2011 UK public sector protests, controversy ignited over the “Miliband Loop”, an unedited video from a pool interview showing Labour leader Ed Miliband to have Read more about Ripples of mediatization: Social media and the exposure of the pool interview[…]

The Assange Agenda documentary

The Assange Agenda, available to rent for just $1 until September 7th, is a provocative documentary that looks at the deeper issues surrounding Julian Assange’s bid for a seat in the Australian Senate. Myself and two other UQ researchers, Dr Mark Andrejevic and Dr Sebastian Kaempf were interviewed as part of the documentary. See the UQ News Read more about The Assange Agenda documentary[…]

Australia’s long #socmed election

I commented in Technology Spectator about Australia’s long, social election after Julia Gillard announced the next Federal Election will occur on  September 14. This is a record length of campaign time in Australian politics, so I was asked whether it might make a difference in social media use. Excerpt: “A common criticism of social media audiences is that Read more about Australia’s long #socmed election[…]