book chapters


Tim Highfield (2019). ‘Visual social media‘. International Encyclopedia of Journalism Studies.


sky croeser & Tim Highfield (2018). ‘Blended Data: Critiquing and Complementing Social Media Datasets, Big and Small‘. Second International Handbook of Internet Research.


Tim Highfield (2017). ‘Social TV and depictions of community on social media: Instagram and Eurovision fandom‘. Digital Media: Transformations in human communication (second edition).

Tim Highfield (2017). ‘Histories of blogging‘. Routledge Companion to Global Internet Histories.


Tim Highfield and Axel Bruns (2016). ‘Compulsory Voting, Encouraged Tweeting? Australian Elections and Social Media’. The Routledge Companion to Social Media and Politics.

Axel Bruns and Tim Highfield (2016). ‘Is Habermas on Twitter? Social Media and the Public Sphere’. The Routledge Companion to Social Media and Politics.

Axel Bruns and Tim Highfield (2016). ‘May the best Tweeter win: The Twitter strategies of key campaign accounts in the 2012 US election’. Die US-Präsidentschaftswahl 2012: Analysen der Politik- und Kommunikationswissenschaft.


Sky Croeser and Tim Highfield (2015). ‘Mapping Movements – Social Movement Research and Big Data: Critiques and Alternatives’. Compromised Data. From Social Media to Big Data.

Axel Bruns and Tim Highfield (2015). ‘From News Blogs to News on Twitter: Gatewatching and Collaborative News Curation’. Handbook of Digital Politics.


Axel Bruns and Tim Highfield (2014). ‘The Arab Spring on Twitter: Language Communities in #egypt and #libya’. Social Media and the Politics of Reportage: The Arab Spring.

Axel Bruns, Jean Burgess, and Tim Highfield (2014). ‘A ‘Big Data’ Approach to Mapping the Australian Twittersphere’. Advancing digital humanities: Research, methods, theories.


Tim Highfield (2013). ‘Following the yellow jersey: Tweeting the Tour de France’. Twitter and Society.

Axel Bruns, Tim Highfield, and Stephen Harrington (2013). ‘Sharing the News: Dissemination of Links to Australian News Sites on Twitter’. Br(e)aking the News: Journalism, Politics and New Media.


Stephen Harrington, Tim Highfield, and Axel Bruns (2012). ‘More than a backchannel: Twitter and television’. In Audience Interactivity and Participation: Interview/Essays with academics. [online]

Axel Bruns and Tim Highfield (2012). ‘Blogs, Twitter, and Breaking News: The Produsage of Citizen Journalism’. Produsing Theory in a Digital World: The Intersection of Audiences and Production.