For forthcoming papers and presentations, see this page.

Some of these papers are available through my QUT eprints page

Slides for presentations are usually uploaded to slideshare

 

Book chapters

Tim Highfield (2013). ‘Following the yellow jersey: Tweeting the Tour de France.’ In Twitter and Society, Eds. K. Weller, A. Bruns, J. Burgess, M. Mahrt, & C. Puschmann. New York, NY: Peter Langpp. 249-261.

Axel Bruns, Tim Highfield, and Stephen Harrington (2013). ‘Sharing the News: Dissemination of Links to Australian News Sites on Twitter.’ In Br(e)aking the News: Journalism, Politics and New Media,Eds. J. Gordon, P. Rowinski, & G. Stewart. New York, NY: Peter Lang. pp. 181-209.

Axel Bruns and Tim Highfield (2012). ‘Blogs, Twitter, and Breaking News: The Produsage of Citizen Journalism.’ In Produsing Theory in a Digital World: The Intersection of Audiences and Production, Ed. Rebecca Ann Lind. New York, NY: Peter Lang. pp. 15-32.

 

Articles

Sky Croeser and Tim Highfield (2014). ‘Occupy Oakland and #oo: Uses of Twitter within the Occupy movement’. First Monday, 19(3). [online]

Axel Bruns, Tim Highfield, and Jean Burgess (2013). ‘The Arab Spring and Social Media Audiences: English and Arabic Twitter Users and Their Networks’. American Behavioral Scientist, 57(7), 871-898. doi:10.1177/0002764213479374

Axel Bruns and Tim Highfield (2013). ‘Political Networks on Twitter: Tweeting the Queensland state election’. Information, Communication & Society. doi:10.1080/1369118X.2013.782328

Tim Highfield, Stephen Harrington, and Axel Bruns (2013). ‘Twitter as a Technology for Audiencing and Fandom: The #Eurovision phenomenon’. Information, Communication & Society, 16(3), 315-339. doi:10.1080/1369118X.2012.756053

Tim Highfield (2012). ‘Talking of Many Things: Using Topical Networks to Study Discussions in Social Media’. Journal of Technology in Human Services, 30 (3-4), 204-218. doi:10.1080/15228835.2012.746894

Tim Highfield and Axel Bruns (2012). ‘Confrontation and cooptation: A brief history of Australian political blogs’, Media International Australia (143), 89-98.

Stephen Harrington, Tim Highfield, and Axel Bruns (2012). ‘More than a backchannel: Twitter and television’. In Audience Interactivity and Participation: Interview/Essays with academics, Ed. José Manuel Noguera, Brussels: COST Action Transforming Audiences, Transforming Societies. [online]

Tim Highfield, Lars Kirchhoff, and Thomas Nicolai (2011). ‘Challenges of tracking topical discussion networks online’, Social Science Computer Review, 29 (3), 340-353.

Axel Bruns, Jean Burgess, Tim Highfield, Lars Kirchhoff, and Thomas Nicolai (2011). ‘Mapping the Australian networked public sphere’, Social Science Computer Review 29 (3), 277-287.

Tim Highfield (2009). ‘Which way up? Reading and drawing maps of the blogosphere’, ejournalist, 9(1), 99-114 [online]

 

Thesis

Tim Highfield (2011). ‘Mapping intermedia news flows: topical discussions in the Australian and French political blogospheres’, PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia. [381 pages, online]

 

Conference presentations

Sky Croeser and Tim Highfield (2013). ‘Mapping Movements: Social movement research and big data: critiques and alternatives’. Paper presented at Compromised Data? colloquium, Toronto, 29 October 2013. [slides and audio]

Tim Highfield (2013). ‘Appropriating breaking news? The evolving Twitter coverage of the Lance Armstrong doping scandal’. Paper presented at Internet Research 14.0, Denver, 25 October 2013. [slides and audio]

Tim Highfield (2013). ‘News via Voldemort: The role of parody and satire in topical discussions on Twitter’. Paper presented at Internet Research 14.0, Denver, 24 October 2013. [slides and audio]

Axel Bruns, Tim Highfield, and Theresa Sauter (2013). ‘#ausvotes Mark Two: Twitter in the 2013 Australian Federal Election’. Paper presented at Internet Research 14.0, Denver, 24 October 2013. [slides and audio, via Axel Bruns]

Tim Highfield and Axel Bruns (2013). ‘#wavotes: Tracking candidates’ use of social media in the 2013 Western Australian state election’, ANZCA conference, Fremantle, 3-5 July 2013. [slides and audio]

Tim Highfield (2013). ‘Twitter and Australian political debates’, Online political participation and its critics symposium, Paris, 19-20 June 2013. [slides; audio via Réseau DEL]

Axel Bruns and Tim Highfield (2013). ‘Die Twitterstrategien der Wahlkampagnen im US-Wahlkampf 2012′. Paper presented at re:publica 2013, Berlin, 6 May 2013. [slides via Axel Bruns]

Axel Bruns, Stephen Harrington, and Tim Highfield (2012). ‘Political Networks on Twitter: Tweeting the Queensland State Election’, Paper presented at 4th European Communication Conference (ECREA), Istanbul, Turkey. 26 October 2012. [slides and audio, via Axel Bruns]

Tim Highfield, Axel Bruns, and Stephen Harrington (2012). ‘Tweeting le Tour: Connecting the Tour de France’s global audience through Twitter’, Paper presented at 4th European Communication Conference (ECREA), Istanbul, Turkey. 25 October 2012. [slides and audio]

Tim Highfield, Axel Bruns, and Stephen Harrington (2012).’#auspol, #qldpol, and #wapol: Twitter and the new Australian political commentariat’, Paper presented at Internet Research 13.0, Salford, UK. 21 October 2012. [slides and audio]

Sky Croeser and Tim Highfield (2012). ‘#oo activism: Uses of Twitter within the Occupy Oakland movement’, Paper presented at Internet Research 13.0, Salford, UK. 21 October 2012. [slides]

Axel Bruns, Tim Highfield, and Stephen Harrington (2012). ‘#Eurovision: Twitter as a Technology of Fandom’, Paper presented at Internet Research 13.0, Salford, UK. 20 October 2012. [slides and audio, via Axel Bruns]

Axel Bruns, Tim Highfield, and Stephen Harrington (2012). ‘Sharing the News: Dissemination of Links to Australian News Sites on Twitter’, Paper presented at Internet Research 13.0, Salford, UK. 20 October 2012. [slides and audio, via Axel Bruns]

Tim Highfield, Lars Kirchhoff, and Thomas Nicolai (2010). ‘New directions for blog network mapping’, Panel presentation at Internet Research 11.0, Gothenburg, Sweden. 23 October 2010 [slides]

Tim Highfield (2010). ‘More news from where? Reviewing blogging’s contribution to the mediasphere’, Paper presented at Internet Research 11.0, Gothenburg, Sweden. 22 October 2010 [slides]

Tim Highfield (2010). ‘Of posts, tweets, and links: Methods for studying online activity’, Paper presented at The Next Generation of Cultural Research: Building New Cultural Intelligence for 21st Century Problems conference, University of Western Sydney, Parramatta. 21 September 2010.

Tim Highfield, Lars Kirchhoff, and Thomas Nicolai (2010). ‘Challenges of tracking topical discussion networks online’, Paper presented at International Communication Association conference, Singapore. 25 June 2010. [slides]

Axel Bruns, Jean Burgess, Tim Highfield, Lars Kirchhoff, and Thomas Nicolai (2010). ‘Mapping the Australian networked public sphere’, Paper presented at International Communication Association conference, Singapore. June 2010 [slides via Axel Bruns]

Tim Highfield (2009) Themes and issues from seven months in the French political blogospher­e. Presented at IR10, Milwaukee, WI. October 2009. [slides]

Axel Bruns, Tim Highfield, Lars Kirchhoff, and Thomas Nicolai. (2009) Critical voices in the Australian political blogosphere. Presented at IR10, Milwaukee, WI. October 2009. [slides via Axel Bruns]

Tim Highfield. (2009) Inauguration from afar: Mapping Obama discussion in the Australian political blogosphere. Presented at ANZCA 2009, Brisbane. July 2009. [prezi]

Lars Kirchhoff, Thomas Nicolai, Axel Bruns, and Tim Highfield. (2009) Monitoring the Australian Blogosphere through the 2007 Australian Federal Election. Proceedings of ANZCA 2009, Brisbane. July 2009. [slides via Axel Bruns]

Tim Highfield. (2008) Which way up? Drawing and reading maps of the blogosphere. Presented at Ignite08! QUT Creative Industries postgraduate conference, Brisbane. October 2008. [slides]

Axel Bruns, Jason Wilson, Barry Saunders, Tim Highfield, Lars Kirchhoff, and Thomas Nicolai. (2008) Locating the Australian blogosphere: Towards a new research methodology. Presented at ISEA 2008, Singapore. July-August 2008. [slides via Axel Bruns]

 

Other papers

Tim Highfield (2009) Linking to the converted? Mapping the structures of the French and Australian political blogospheres. Research overview, for doctoral colloquium, IR10, Milwaukee, WI. October 2009.

Axel Bruns, Lars Kirchhoff, Thomas Nicolai, Jason Wilson, Barry Saunders, and Tim Highfield. (2008) Discussion Paper: Network and Concept Maps for the Blogosphere. Discussion paper for blog mapping project, 1 May 2008. [online]

 

Other presentations

Tim Highfield (2011) Mapping intermedia news flows: Topical discussions in the Australian and French political blogospheres. PhD final seminar, presented at QUT. 10 March 2011. [slides]

Tim Highfield (2009) Linking to the converted? Mapping the structures of the French and Australian political blogospheres. (PhD research overview, as of July 2009) Presented at Oxford Internet Institute Summer Doctoral Programme, Brisbane. July 2009. [prezi]

 

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