Research on social media in politics and/or journalism

Mitigating online harm in politics. Political Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference, Queens University Belfast, October 2023

Exploring corporate social responsibility in news organisation policies. Future of Journalism Conference, Cardiff University, September 2023

Lineker-BBC row: survey shows how different outlets approach their staff’s social media presence. The Conversation March 2023

Business as Usual: How Journalism’s Professional Logics Continue to Shape News Organization Policies Around Social Media Audiences, Journalism Practice, DOI: 10.1080/17512786.2021.1991437 January 2022

Politics as usual? A case study of candidates on Twitter in the Dublin Bay South by-election. Political Studies Association of Ireland National Conference. UCD, Ireland, October 2021 

Exploring political journalism homophily on Twitter: A comparative analysis of US and UK elections in 2016 and 2017. Media and Communication, 7(1), 213-224. DOI: 2019

Female political journalists sidelined as ‘boys on the bus’ dominate Twitter interactions. Political Studies Association of Ireland National Conference. Maynooth, Ireland, October 2019

#Twitterfail for news organisations: How newsroom Twitter policies fail to guide journalists on engagement. International Communication Association Conference.  Washington, DC, 2019

How Did Social Media Change the 2016 Presidential Race? Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, Hofstra, 2017 

Journalism and politics in the 2016 Irish general election, Political Studies Association of Ireland National Conference, Belfast, Ireland, October 2016 

These views are my own. The private and public self in the digital media sphere. In Zion L, Craig, D, Ethics for Digital Journalists: Emerging Best Practices. New York, Routledge. 2014

Towards a Media Literate Model for Civic Identity on Social Networks: Exploring Notions of Community, Participation, and Identity of University Students on Facebook (HAJC-2012-0649). Atlantic Journal of Communication. Full article 2014

Toward a new code of ethics. Social Media in Journalism. In G. Gumpert, S. Drucker, Social Media Laws and Ethics. New York, Peter Lang. 2013

Twitter and the Irish General Elections of 2011. Crossing Boundaries. Graduate School of Journalism, Berkeley University, California, 2011