Media

March 1, 2021 – appeared in 2SER 107.3 The Daily Show (live) with Jarred Cross, discussing latest research on bots and computational propaganda: Bots Meddling in Elections and the Megaphone Effect.

February 17, 2021 – featured in the University of Sydney news: Can bots influence elections with the ‘megaphone effect’?

January 13, 2021 – featured in The Sydney Morning Herald ‘Explainer: Technology & democracy’: ‘Wild West’: Who regulates social media and what’s Parler? (by Sherryn Groch)

January 7, 2021 – ABC NewsRadio (live) ‘Twitter locks U.S. President Donald Trump’s social media account’

December 8, 2020 – My presentation Drone Countercultures: Militant Craftivism against Macroscopic Surveillance at the Drones Cultures Virtual Symposium

#TASA2020, a panel at the Australian Sociological Association’s annual virtual conference: “War from home(land)”: digital media and the participatory futures of armed conflicts in a post-pandemic world (link to recording). The panel was organised by myself and featured Michael Richardson (University of New South Wales), Gregory Asmolov (King’s College London), and Ayesha Khan (University of Wollongong).

Media @ Sydney Research Seminar Series on Mapping the National Web: Spaces and cultures of diasporic mobilisation in the digital age. In this seminar, I will explore hyperlinking behaviours among Ukrainian Canadians to map geographic, linguistic, and political boundaries of the Ukrainian national web.

The sixth 2020 Global Forum series: A Data Coup d’Etat? COVID, Geopolitics & Disinformation organised by the Centre for International Security Studies at the University of Sydney, where I spoke alongside James Der Derian and Ron Deibert.

Theorizing the Web 2019 (#TtW19)

Justice Matters: Racializing Data Colonialism (theory performance with Jackie Orr)

Theorizing the Web 2018 (#TtW18)

Mediatizing War: Digital Media and the Battlefronts (art-presentation)

Social Media Lab, Ryerson University (2018)

Not All Bots Are Created Equal: Exploring Automated Interventions in Online Political Discourse