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The Schapelle Corby media circus wasn't reflected in Twitter stats and calls to boycott Fairfax during the staff strike show limited impact on this social media platform as well.
A number of big new stories, from home and abroad, meant we didn't even shut Twitter off over the East long weekend.
Explaining Fairfax's struggles, CEO Greg Hywood blamed the ABC for distorting the market - but the national broadcaster actually drives traffic to its commercial competitors.
Twitter is made up of numerous communities clustered around all manner of topics. If all you see is the same, it's time to break out of your filter bubble.
News sharing on Twitter focuses on a broad range of topics, even as Cyclone Debbie dominated other news sources, as shown by the Australian Twitter News Index for March 2017.
The Australian Twitter News Index for February 2017 reflects the current climate of permanent crisis, at home and abroad.
ATNIX for January 2017 shows unusual levels of news engagement as Australia reacts to the Bourke St tragedy and comes to terms with the Trump Presidency.
Stop blaming social media's echo chambers for Brexit and Donald Trump: there's little evidence that they actually exist.
In a slow month for Australian news, the squabbles of federal politics provide the most widely shared stories on Twitter.
As day-to-day politics returns, Australian Internet users' interest in the news declines from its election-driven heights.