Research assistant: The Olympics, Twitter and the BBC

Project: Research

Project Details


Part of a multilingual research team exploring how audiences responded to the Olympics and the BBC’s coverage of it. My role entailed the collection of large datasets from Twitter, discourse analysis, and contributions to a report to be disseminated within the BBC.

The project is being conducted by the New Political Communication Unit, The Open University, the National Centre for e-Social Science and the BBC. The project is led by Professor Marie Gillespie of The Open University, Professor Rob Procter of Manchester University, and Professor Ben O’Loughlin of Royal Holloway, University of London.
Effective start/end date1/10/121/10/13