Global media engagement

This project assesses the role of amplifier platforms like The Conversation Canada in facilitating new modes of public intellectual engagement in digital and social media. They are conducting continuous, quantitative monitoring of The Conversation Canada content, assessing impact and global dissemination by using large-scale metrics to initiate a series of in-depth, qualitative forensic analyses focused on specifically selected case studies.

This work will facilitate valuable cross-national comparisons of the quality and impact of The Conversation Canada content globally.

Research team

Michelle Riedlinger PhD


Chief Investigator in the Digital Media Research Centre, Queensland University of Technology

Silvia X Montaña-Niño PhD


Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the ARC Centre of Excellence for Automated Decision-Making and Society

Jean Burgess PhD


Director, Digital Media Research Centre (DMRC), Queensland University of Technology

Axel Bruns PhD


Digital Media Research Centre (DMRC), Queensland University of Technology

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