COVID-19

Sydney Protests
Sydney protests, social media & policing
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I was asked to write an opinion piece for the Sydney Morning Herald last week as a reaction to the anti-lockdown protests in Sydney, which took place the week before. I found it incredibly interesting how those who attended the event left a trail of ‘evidence’ across social media, and who that would be the…

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‘Plamping hard’: how DJs and creatives are earning a buck online via Twitch, Patreon, OnlyFans and more
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**This article first appeared in The Conversation, May 28 2020** The constraints of coronavirus isolation have closed down most recreational activities, but some creative industries are responding in innovative ways. I have been researching “digital first personalities” – content producers who build massive (or highly engaged) audiences online first and then often make the jump…

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