Sliding into DMs: The academic and Twitter

  • Deborah Lupton


Lupton's Inception-like tweet of another academic's tweet about social media is commonplace in her Twitter feed. Most of her roughly 10,000 Tweets are about social media – one of her sociological topics of study.

The Centenary Research Professor in the News and Media Research Centre at the University of Canberra frequently broadcasts her and related professionals' opinions and research to her 7,634 Twitter followers: "a lot for an academic".


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Period31 Jan 2018

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  • TitleSliding into DMs: The academic and Twitter
    Media name/outletCampus Review
    PersonsDeborah Lupton