LNP and One Nation candidates are mentioned frequently alongside one another in tweets.
With Labor having largely defused the Adani issue, debate on Twitter in the final weeks of the 2017 Queensland election campaign has come to focus chiefly on the role of One Nation.
Annastacia Palaszczuk appears to have neutralised the Adani coal mine as a campaign issue.
Twitter activity over the first two weeks of the Queensland election campaign shows good support for Labor and a slowdown of the Adani debate.
Melbourne Victory may be the most successful on the field, but not on Twitter.
The A-League has embraced social media. But analysis shows success online doesn’t correspond to success on the field.
The ABC had an unexpected viral hit last month.
ABC News has quietly moved into third place in the domestic online news market and had a piece that went unexpectedly viral in Korea.
On 10 July 2017 ABC News recorded a significant increase in the number of tweets sharing its articles.
ABC News’ investment in long-form journalism is generating strong take-up on Twitter.
Domestic politics was front and centre on Twitter in June.
Australian Twitter users largely ignored news from Syria, North Korea and other trouble spots in June, focussing instead on domestic politics.
The pattern of disinterest in Schapelle Corby’s release also reflected in our data on the total number of visits to these Australian news sites.
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 burst of news kept us on Twitter.
A number of big new stories, from home and abroad, meant we didn’t even shut Twitter off over the East long weekend.
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Cyclone Debbie didn’t present strongly on twitter according to the ATNIX.
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.
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.
Two media events dominate the Australian Twitter News Index for June/July: the election drives visitors to Australian news sites, but the Don Dale scandal boosts social media sharing for the ABC.
The Australian Twitter News Index for May 2015 shows environment topics to be shared especially widely during the early election period.
Even before Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull fired the starting gun on this year’s election campaign last weekend, Australian media were very clearly switching to election mode. Speculation about any last-minute…
In spite of my best intentions, I’m afraid the Australian Twitter News Index continues to be a somewhat irregular affair for the moment, and so this latest update once again covers a number of months…