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Tama Leaver on ABC News 24I am a frequent media commentator on a range of issues including uses of social media, online communication, birth and early childhood online (including ‘sharenting’), digital death, privacy, Instagram, Facebook, Google, Twitter, streaming media platforms and related topics. Below (with links where possible) are interviews I’ve given for a range of  publications and broadcasts. I am also an occasional contributor to The Conversation; you can find my writing there via my Conversation profile.

If you’re a journalist seeking comment, the most effective way to contact me via my Curtin email address, t.leaver [at] curtin.edu.au.


Interviewed by Andre Leslie, Children’s Images and AI, Northern Tasmania Drive, ABC Radio Northern Tasmania, 4 July 2024, 4.10pm. [Mp3] [Radio]

Interviewed by Madeleine Mitchell, Social Media Warning Labels, On The Record, RTRFM, 20 June 2024, 9.45am. [Radio]

Interviewed by Lindsay McDougall, Online Misogyny, Illawarra Drive, ABC Radio Illawarra, 19 June 2024, 5.31pm. [Radio]

Interviewed by Andrew Collins, Social Media Bans and Labels, WA Statewide Drive, ABC WA Regional Radio, 18 June 2024, 3.34pm. [Radio]

Interviewed by Luke Sharp, Impact of Social Media, Luke Sharp Show, Youth Jam Radio, 18 June 2024, 2.18pm. [Radio]

Interviewed by Gard Adshead, Social Media Warning Labels, 6PR Mornings, 6PR Radio Perth, 18 June 2024, 11.10am. [Radio]

Quoted in Claudia Poposki, Queensland mum hits back at critics as kid becomes influencer, News.Com.Au, 28 May 2024. https://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/parenting/kids/queensland-mum-hits-back-at-critics-as-kid-becomes-influencer/news-story/1275ec54762c63b6cf221f19e29a149b

Interviewed in Viola Zhou, Who’s actually using Threads? Young protesters in Taiwan, Rest of World, 24 May 2024. https://restofworld.org/2024/instagram-threads-app-taiwan-protests/

Interviewed by Alice Matthews, Child Influencers, Afternoons, ABC Radio Canberra, 20 May 2024, 12.15pm. [Radio]

Interviewed in Janice Petersen, South Australia proposes to ban young teens from social media, SBS News, SBS TV, 13 May 2024, 7.07pm. [TV] https://www.sbs.com.au/news/video/south-australia-proposes-to-ban-young-teens-from-social-media/hbgtn9blg

Interviewed by Jo Trilling, Find something concerning when you Google yourself? You can now request the link be removed, Drive, ABC Radio Perth, 7 May 2024, 4.07pm. [Radio] https://www.abc.net.au/listen/programs/perth-drive/google-tool/103817046

Interviewed by Tim Shepherd, The Dangers of Sharenting, Breakfast, ABC News Radio, Melbourne, 3 May 2024, 6.24am. [Radio]

Interviewed by Lindsay McDougall, Sharenting, Drive, ABC Radio New South Wales, 2 May 2024, 4.05pm. [Radio]

Interviewed by Richard Glover, The Challenge of Age Verification Online, Drive, ABC Radio Sydney, 1 May 2024, 5.19pm. [Radio]

Interviewed in Eleanor Campbell, Research shows social media age bans won’t solve rising digital harms: internet experts, The Australian, 25 April 2024. https://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/latest-news/research-shows-social-media-age-bans-wont-solve-rising-digital-harms-internet-experts/news-story/bfcef8986fd05b523f039883770f0051?btr=4c977c72715cffad3be49e3b307593a4

Interviewed in Ben Downie, Elon Musk set to fight Australian government over church stabbing content, 7 Nightly News, Channel 7, Sydney, 20 April 2024, 6.09pm. [TV] https://youtu.be/Q1Y_SlbMejg

Quoted in Alice Dawkins, YouTube, X, Instagram — social media’s ‘theatre’ of transparency has to end, Crikey, 16 April 2024. https://www.crikey.com.au/2024/04/16/digital-platforms-transparency-theatre-google-meta-youtube-x-twitter/

Interviewed by Jess McGuire, Less Politics on Instagram, Breakfast, ABC Western Plains, 9.12am, 9 April 2024. [Radio]

Interviewed in Derek Cheng, Are social media moves to stifle politics a money grab?, New Zealand Herald, 6 April 2024. https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/politics/are-social-media-moves-to-stifle-politics-a-money-grab/FQSLUN62RRHVJIGJHXII7VRZUQ/

Interviewed in Joseph Lam, Avon calling: business climbs to a new level, The Australian, 20 Mar 2024, p. 7.

Interviewed in Joseph Lam, Why social media is rife with multi-level marketing schemes, The Daily Telegraph, 19 March 2024. https://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/business/why-social-media-is-rife-with-multilevel-marketing-schemes/news-story/4ebb4435ccb0d70f4a5b64b42c6b8ab2?btr=30d09d8879b67267a59c3408569c4249

Interviewed in Brianna Morris-Grant, Meta blocked news from Facebook and Instagram in Canada — could they do the same in Australia?, ABC News, 13 March 2024. https://www.abc.net.au/news/2024-03-13/could-meta-block-news-in-australia-after-canada-ban/103576038

Interviewed for ‘Meta To Stop Paying Australian News Outlets For Content’, The Project, Channel Ten, 4 March 2023. [TV] https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=1559054307998363

Interviewed by Oliver Peterson, Facebook Stops Paying for Australian News, Perth Live, 6PR Radio, 1 March 2024, 3.22pm. [Radio]

Interviewed in Byron Kaye and Lewis Jackson,  Facebook owner Meta angers Australia with plan to stop paying for news content, Reuters, 1 March 2024. https://www.reuters.com/technology/meta-says-will-no-longer-pay-traditional-news-content-australia-france-germany-2024-03-01/

Interviewed by Laura Tchilinguirian, Twitter and Threads in 2024, ABC News Radio, 11 January 2024, 4.45pm. [Radio]


Interviewed by Sarah Morice, The Fall and Fall Again of X/Twitter, ABC News Radio, 2 November 2023, 5.38pm. [Radio]

Interviewed by Annika Burgess, A year after Elon Musk bought Twitter, X is now a ‘worthless’ platform some say is no longer safe for activists, ABC News, 2 November 2023. https://www.abc.net.au/news/2023-11-02/twitter-elon-musk-one-year-world-human-rights-x-social-media/103044304

Interviewed in Jamie Thannoo, Why Wikipedia users document the history, cultures and wildlife of Western Australia, ABC News, 29 October 2023. https://www.abc.net.au/news/2023-10-29/wikipedia-users-helping-share-knowledge-western-australia/103016612

Interviewed in Abby Richards, Snapchat sextortion victim speaks out as figures reveal complaints have tripled across Australia, ABC News, 22 October 2023. https://www.abc.net.au/news/2023-10-22/snapchat-extortion-explicit-photo-victim-speaks-out/102932958

Interview by Abby Richards, Blackmailer threatens to release fake nudes in sextortion scam, Weekend Breakfast, ABC News TV, 22 October 2023, 7.21am. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ohuaZvkJRO0 [TV]

Quoted in Kylie Cheung, Celebs Inexplicably Let Meta Make AI Bots of Them, Despite SAG’s Explicit Warnings, Jezebel, 11 October 2023. https://jezebel.com/meta-ai-celebrity-chatbots-1850919667

Interviewed by Sarah Duggan, ‘Feeding Musk’s bottom line’: Education academics, teachers face uncertain future on ‘X’, Education HQ, 11 October 2023. https://educationhq.com/news/feeding-musks-bottom-line-education-academics-teachers-face-uncertain-future-on-x-157245/

Interviewed by Peter Barr, EU Social Media Regulation and Addiction , Statewide Drive, ABC Radio Perth, 6 October 2023, 3.40pm. [Radio]

Interviewed by Glen Bartholomew, Generative AI in Australian Classrooms, Drive, ABC Radio Melbourne, 6 October 2023, 3.05pm. [Radio]

Quoted in Kai Xiang Teo, People are figuring out ways to generate inappropriate images with Meta’s new AI stickers — and sharing the results online, Business Insider, 5 October 2023. https://www.businessinsider.com/meta-new-ai-generated-stickers-inappropriate-content-2023-10

Quoted in Kevin Hurler, Meta’s AI Stickers Are Already Causing Trouble, Gizmondo, 4 October 2023. https://gizmodo.com/meta-ai-stickers-generate-controversial-cartoon-images-1850898685

Interviewed by Nadia Mitsopoulos, X’s Privacy Changes, Mornings, ABC Radio Perth, 29 September 2023, 10.07am. [Radio]

Interviewed by Rafqa Touma, Ariel Bogle and Nick Evershed, No campaign spreads through TikTok ‘like wildfire’ as pro-voice creators struggle to cut through, Guardian Australia, 19 September 2023. https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2023/sep/19/indigenous-voice-to-parliament-referendum-no-campaign-tiktok

Interviewed in Joseph Lam, TikTok targets views of smart TV crowd, The Australian, 17 September 2023. https://www.theaustralian.com.au/business/media/tiktok-targets-views-of-smart-tv-crowd/news-story/11c3db2994d6a635caca67fcfcc8c4d7?btr=d793ffa8024ace5969c5348b5db4dfaf

Interviewed in Emma Elsworthy, Facebook blocks local news as Canada battles record bushfires, Crikey News, 25 August 2023, https://www.crikey.com.au/2023/08/25/facebook-blocks-local-news-as-canada-battles-record-bushfires/?su=MDFpTERBNGFyNVRpN1BGZEdpMnRaUT09

Interviewed in Tom Singleton, Threads: Meta to launch web version of flagging Threads app, BBC News, 22 August 2023. https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-66574762

Interviewed in Anthony Anderson, History Calling, The Sunday Times, 20 August 2023, pp. 29-30. https://www.news.com.au/technology/gadgets/mobile-phones/catch-me-on-the-flip-side-flip-phone-comeback-here-to-stay/news-story/6e4faf4cdece22ef95347ccb31b5b3cb

Interviewed by Kathryn Robinson, Children use explicit images to bully peers, ABC Weekend Breakfast, ABC News 24, 19 August 2023, 8.22am. https://youtu.be/SbHyHsZRNus [TV]

Interviewed in Sezen Bakan, AI is the latest weapon in the arsenal of school bullies, The New Daily, 16 August 2023, https://thenewdaily.com.au/life/2023/08/16/ai-school-bullies-children/

Interviewed in Chris Stokel-Walker, Threads was meant to be Meta’s Twitter killer. So what went wrong?, iNews UK, 15 August 2023, https://inews.co.uk/news/technology/threads-meta-twitter-killer-what-went-wrong-2548526

Interviewed by Elaine Kasket, Reboot Chapter 2: Infancy, Reboot – Your Life on Tech, 11 August 2023. https://lifeontech.substack.com/p/reboot-chapter-2-infancy [Podcast]

Interviewed by Annie Bergeron-Oliver, When Facebook blocked news content in Australia, CTV News, 9 August 2023. https://www.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=2742193 [TV]

Interviewed in Gabrielle Becerra Mellet, What I found spending seven days on seven social media platforms, Perth Now, 4 August 2023, https://www.perthnow.com.au/opinion/opinion-what-i-found-spending-seven-days-on-seven-social-media-platforms-c-11467388.

Interviewed in Glenn Barndon, Space Debris Online, Mornings, ABC Midwest and Wheatbelt, 19 July 2023, 10.07am. [Radio]

Interviewed in Ashleigh Davis, Mysterious object on WA beach enthrals world, but should we be worried about space junk?, ABC News, 19 July 2023. https://www.abc.net.au/news/2023-07-19/is-foreign-object-on-wa-beach-a-sign-of-space-junk-to-come/102616924

Interviewed about  Space Junk and Social Media, ABC Radio Perth, 19 July 2023, 6.04am. [Radio]

Interviewed in Conor McCann, Tech innovations on the front line have brought the violence of the war in Ukraine to our screens, ABC News, 15 July 2023. https://www.abc.net.au/news/2023-07-15/russia-ukraine-war-drone-footage-kids-social-media/102586470

Interviewed in Alice Murray, ‘Screen Scars’, 7 Nightly News, Channel 7, Perth, 8 July 2023, 6.22pm. [TV] https://youtu.be/Bpwm7UfYEhw

 Interviewed in Amanda Hoover, How Threads Could Kill Twitter, WIRED, 6 July 2023. https://www.wired.com/story/threads-app-twitter-rival-meta/

Interviewed by Dustin Skipworth, Zuckerberg’s Double Standard on Kid’s Privacy, Afternoons, ABC Radio Perth, 6 July 2023, 1.17pm. [Radio] [Mp3]

Interviewed by Jake Sturmer, Australians Top Podcasting Listening, Drive, ABC Radio Perth, 26 June 2023, 6.12pm. [Radio]

Interviewed in Jordan Baker, Australia takes on Elon Musk over spike in online hate on Twitter, Sydney Morning Herald, 22 June 2023, https://www.smh.com.au/national/australia-takes-on-elon-musk-over-spike-in-online-hate-on-twitter-20230621-p5dibk.html

Interviewed in Angus Randall, Deep fakes could give actors a second life, PM, Radio National, 15 June 2023, 5.51pm. https://www.abc.net.au/radio/programs/pm/deep-fakes-could-give-actors-a-second-life/102485854   [Radio]

Interviewed by Oliver Peterson, McGowan’s Social Media Legacy, Perth Live, 6PR News Radio, 7 June 2023, 5.24pm. [Radio]

Interviewed in Christopher Tan, Just how valuable are Mark McGowan’s social media pages and will Roger Cook be able to replicate his success?, PerthNow, 7 June 2023. https://perthnow.com.au/politics/mark-mcgowan/just-how-valuable-is-mark-mcgowans-social-media-pages-and-will-roger-cook-be-able-to-replicate-his-success-c-10841376

Interviewed in Hamish Hastie, McGowan’s social media following would make most influencers blush, and he’s keeping it, Sydney Morning Herald, 7 June 2023. https://www.smh.com.au/politics/western-australia/mcgowan-s-social-media-following-would-make-most-influencers-blush-and-he-s-not-ready-to-part-with-them-20230606-p5dej3.html

Interviewed in Caleb Runciman, High School Horror Shows Livestreamed: Classrooms now battlegrounds as phone violence escalates, The Sunday Times, 21 May 2023, pp.1, 4-5. https://thewest.com.au/features/the-sunday-times-long-reads/inside-the-school-horror-show-as-violence-for-likes-becomes-latest-phone-crisis-c-10668550

Interviewed in Jordan Baker, Apps and the distortion of reality, The Sydney Morning Herald, 17 May 2023, p. 14. https://www.smh.com.au/national/children-find-porn-on-twitter-more-than-anywhere-else-here-s-how-it-lets-them-20230515-p5d8i1.html

Interviewed in Jordan Baker, How to regulate ‘wild west’ of violent porn, The Sydney Morning Herald, 16 May 2023, p. 1, 8. https://www.smh.com.au/national/anna-was-10-when-a-boy-first-showed-her-porn-on-his-ipad-20230501-p5d4om.html

Quoted in Nick Pearson, Vaping nearly always treated in a positive light on TikTok: study, 9 News, 13 May 2023. https://www.9news.com.au/health/vaping-tiktok-vape-ecigarette-promotion-smoking-youth-social-media-national-news/44b77e89-3c5e-4451-b6bf-329c459c0e77

Interviewed by Dave Marchese, Internet Slang, Hack, Triple J Radio, 26 April 2023, 5.50pm. https://www.abc.net.au/triplej/programs/hack/hack/102247666 [Radio]

Interviewed in Michelle Elias and Naveen Razik, ‘Balenciaga Pope’ might not have been real. But its impact is, SBS The Feed, 29 March 2023. https://www.sbs.com.au/news/the-feed/article/balenciaga-pope-might-not-have-been-real-but-its-impact-is/61v1i9h3x

Interviewed by Kelly Kasulis Cho, The internet rediscovered Blockbuster’s website. Press play on nostalgia., The Washington Post, 23 March 2023. https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2023/03/23/blockbuster-coming-back-website-live/

Quoted in Theara Coleman, Is Mark Zuckerberg out of ideas?, The Week, 3 March 2023. https://theweek.com/meta/1021361/is-mark-zuckerberg-out-of-ideas

Interviewed in Joseph Lam, Why your colleague’s avatar looks nothing like them, The Weekend Australian, 25 February 2023, p. 48. https://www.theaustralian.com.au/business/the-deal-magazine/why-your-colleagues-avatar-looks-nothing-like-them/news-story/2367a81b4e45625da080567c535783ba

Interviewed in Chris Stokel-Walker, Meta Verified Shows a Company Running Out of Ideas, Wired, 21 February 2023. https://www.wired.co.uk/article/meta-verified-instagram-facebook-twitter-out-of-ideas

Interviewed by Sarah Tallier, Twitter, The Future of [Podcast], Curtin University, 21 February 2023. https://www.curtin.edu.au/news/podcasts/twitter/

Interviewed by Oliver Gordon, Facebook and Instagram move to paid verification model, ABC Radio National, AM, 21 February 2023, 6.22am. [Radio] https://www.abc.net.au/radio/programs/am/facebook-and-instagram-move-to-paid-verification-model/102001596

Interviewed by Melanie Oliveiro, The perks of verifying your FB & Instagram, Singapore Today, CNA Radio Singapore, 20 February 2023, 6.40pm. [Radio] https://www.channelnewsasia.com/listen/daily-cuts/perks-verifying-your-fb-instagram-3291351

Interviewed by Christine Layton, Bing AI’s Shadow Self, ABC Radio Perth, Perth, Early Afternoons, 20 February 2023, 12.41pm. [Radio] [Mp3]

Interviewed by Andrew Collins, WA’s State School ChatGPT Ban, Statewide Drive, ABC SouthWest Radio (& others), 2 February 2023, 3.35pm.[Radio]  [Mp3]

Interviewed by Hillary Harper, Why you should care about Andrew Tate, Life Matters, ABC Radio National, 31 January 2023, 9.10am. https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/lifematters/why-should-you-care-about-andrew-tate-/101907154

Interviewed in Cameron Carr, COVID-19 cements new wave of online activism for issues including climate, racism, fair pay and LGBTIQA+ advocacy, ABC News, 27 January 2023. https://www.abc.net.au/news/2023-01-27/covid-cements-online-activism-climate-lgbtqia-climate-fair-pay/101865270

Interviewed in Chris Stokel-Walker, A new study suggests teenagers who use Instagram are happier than we think, Fast Company, 18 January 2023. https://www.fastcompany.com/90836189/new-study-suggests-teenagers-who-use-instagram-are-happier-than-we-think


Interviewed by Paul Dowsley, TikTok’s Eating Disorder Problem, Channel 7 News, Channel 7, Victoria, 16 December 2022, 6.50pm. [TV] https://youtu.be/QQjMieCxrog

Interviewed in Michelle Wakim, Twitter Changes, Behind the News, ABC TV, 22 November 2022. [TV] https://www.abc.net.au/btn/classroom/twitter-changes/101664314

Interviewed in Liam Ducey, Election ‘bribes’ dismissed, Canning Examiner, 16 November 2022, p. 3. https://www.yourlocalexaminer.com.au/election-bribes-dismissed/

Interviewed by Yvonne Yong, Musk warns of Twitter bankruptcy as more senior executives quit, The World, ABC News 24, 11 November 2022, 10.34pm. [TV] https://youtu.be/w1_qX2wwv50

Interviewed in Tom Canetti, Boom to bust? What Facebook and Twitter’s mass layoffs say about the future of tech, SBS News, 10 November 2022. https://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/boom-to-bust-what-facebook-and-twitters-mass-layoffs-say-about-the-future-of-tech/x238ah10x

Invited panelist in Nadia Mitsopoulos, Spotlight forum: social media, child influencers and keeping your kids safe online, Mornings, ABC Perth Radio, 26 October 2022, 9-10am. [Mp3] [Radio] https://www.abc.net.au/perth/programs/mornings/spotlight-forum-social-media-child-influencers/101580364

Interviewed by Geoff Hutchison, The Rise of Biometrics, ABC Drive, ABC Radio Perth, 19 October 2022, 4.41pm. [Radio]

Interviewed in Amber-Jade Sanderson, Andrew Forrest’s case against Meta (Facebook), 10 News Perth, Channel 10, 18 October 2022, 5.01pm. [TV]

Interviewed by Steve Mills, Elon Musk’s Everything App, Millsy at Midday, 6PR NewsTalk, 6 October 2022, 1.40pm. [Radio]

Interviewed by Peter Barr, Kids and YouTube Stars, ABC Regional Drive, ABC SouthWest, 3 October 2022, 3.51pm. [Radio]

Interviewed in Aleisha Orr, Camilla and Meghan: How outrage porn and a Netflix series have fed hate against female royals, SBS News, 21 September 2022. https://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/camilla-and-meghan-how-outrage-porn-and-a-netflix-series-have-fed-hate-against-female-royals/827swlyqb

Interviewed in Casey Tonkin, Biden threatens to repeal big tech protections: Takes aim at ‘special immunity’ for social media companies., The Information Age, 20 September 2022. https://ia.acs.org.au/article/2022/biden-threatens-to-repeal-big-tech-protections.html

Interviewed by María Luisa Paúl, You met him as ‘Corn Kid.’ Now, he’s South Dakota’s ‘Corn-bassador.’, The Washington Post, 7 September 2022, https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2022/09/07/corn-kid-song-tiktok-ambassador/

Interviewed in Jessica Brown, X-Rated Influencer, 10 News First, Channel 10, 29 August 2022, 5.08pm. [TV] https://youtu.be/bBNooW50WWc

Interviewed in Ellie Dudley, How Gen Z is living under the influence, The Oz, The Australian, 23 August 2022. https://www.theaustralian.com.au/the-oz/news/how-gen-z-is-living-under-the-influence/news-story/04f61ea6b1b4857f8a491931d96f1011

Interviewed in Jason Dasey, The virtual influencers are coming, Future Industries, APAC Network, 22 August 2022. [TV] https://apacnetwork.com/story/the-virtual-influencers-are-coming/

Interviewed by Christine Layton, Child influencers can make millions, but what are their legal rights?, Early Afternoons, ABC Radio Perth, 17 August 2022, 12.43pm. [Radio] [Mp3] https://www.abc.net.au/perth/programs/wa-afternoons/child-influencers/101343312

Interviewed by Josh Szeps, What Are Child Influencers?, Late Afternoons, ABC Radio Sydney, 16 August 2022, 3.14pm. [Radio]

Interviewed by Ros Childs, How do we protect child influencers and ‘kidfluencers’?, ABC News 24, Sydney, 16 August 2022, 12.50pm. [TV] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qFrZ0B_6Qvw

Interviewed in Sophie Kesteven and Emma Nobel, Child influencers are becoming more common in Australia but who is looking after their rights?, ABC News, 16 August 2022. https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-08-16/who-is-looking-after-rights-of-child-influencers-in-australia/101313938

Interviewed by Isabel Moussalli, Google’s $60m Location Data Fine, PM, Radio National, 12 August 2022, 5.16pm. https://www.abc.net.au/radio/programs/pm/education-ministers-vow-to-fix-teacher-shortage/14007840 [Radio]

Interviewed in Joanna Panagopolous, Would you post your kid online after these chilling allegations?, The Oz, The Australian, 10 August 2022, https://www.theaustralian.com.au/the-oz/internet/even-innocuous-photos-of-kids-carry-risk/news-story/5c3f6b57a085b8d89169844455b9bc08

Interviewed by Gus McCubbing, BeReal: the new social media app taking Gen Z by storm, Australian Financial Review, 7 August 2022, https://www.afr.com/companies/media-and-marketing/the-new-social-media-app-taking-gen-z-by-storm-20220807-p5b7vh

Interviewed in Michelle Elias, The “BeReal” app implores users to be authentic. Can it stand the test of time?, SBS The Feed, 4 August 2022, https://www.sbs.com.au/news/the-feed/article/the-bereal-app-implores-users-to-be-authentic-can-it-stand-the-test-of-time/df3klqhob

Interviewed in Chris Stokel-Walker, Kylie Jenner, Kim Kardashian and the great Instagram backlash, The Times, 27 July 2022. https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/kylie-jenner-kim-kardashian-and-the-great-instagram-backlash-27tpr29x3

Interviewed in Cam Wilson, How a TikTok star’s ‘random act of kindness’ in Melbourne backfired, Crikey, 19 July 2022. https://www.crikey.com.au/2022/07/19/tiktok-star-maree-act-of-kindness-covid-numbers/

Interviewed by Stan Shaw, TikTok Vs Australia, WA Drive, ABC Southwest WA Radio, 18 July 2022, 5.20pm [Radio]

Interviewed by Geoff Hutchison, Does TikTok Data go to China?, Drive, ABC Radio Perth, 18 July 2022, 4.12pm. [Radio]

Interviewed by Hilary Harper, Next gen influencers: child stars in the online age, Life Matters, ABC Radio National, 13 July 2022, 9.40am. https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/lifematters/next-gen-influencers:-child-stars-in-the-online-age/13969618

Interviewed by María Luisa Paúl, Alexa has a new voice — your dead relative’s, The Washington Post, 23 June 2022. https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2022/06/23/alexa-amazon-voice-dead-people/

Interviewed in Davey Alba & Laura Newell, We Need To Talk About Robots, The Sunday Times, 19 June 2022, p. 34.

Interviewed in Tom Baddeley, Goodbye Internet Explorer, Breakfast, ABC Radio Perth, 16 June 2022, 6.43am. [Radio]

Interviewed by Josh Szeps, Internet Explorer Retired, Afternoons, ABC Radio Sydney, 15 June 2022, 2:33pm. [Radio]

Interviewed in Joseph Lam, Parents get insight into teens’ Insta, The Australian, 15 June 2022, p. 3. https://www.theaustralian.com.au/business/technology/instagram-parents-to-guard-teen-feed-followers/news-story/d09ca161cb1161d2fd75c381902489cc?btr=f6a7f42a353533123ab9c82dbef8b3fd

Interviewed by Geoff Hutchison, Is a Google Chatbot Sentient?, ABC Radio Perth, Drive, 13 June 2022, 4.15pm. [Radio]

Interviewed in Herlyn Kaur, West Australians’ highly sensitive personal data put at risk as COVID-19 contact tracing system lacks security, ABC News, 19 May 2022. https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-05-19/wa-health-covid-contact-tracing-privacy-failings-exposed/101078014

Interviewed in Keane Bourke, Federal election 2022: Political parties spend big to win over West Australian voters, ABC News, 4 May 2022. https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-05-04/wa-social-media-spending-for-federal-election-2022-analysis/101034470

Interviewed by Carly Williams and Samantha Donovan, TikTok and Grindr: Apps taking over the election campaign, PM, ABC Radio National, 29 April 2022, 5.25pm. https://www.abc.net.au/radio/programs/pm/apps-taking-over-the-election-campaign/13861134 [Radio]

Interviewed by Geeta Guru-murthy, Elon Musk, Twitter and the  Declaration for the Future of the Internet Impact, BBC World News, 29 April 2022, 1.44pm (UK). [TV] https://youtu.be/S05fmA3F3Cw

Interviewed in Cam Wilson, Who is winning the TikTok election? Both parties are trying it’s voter content that hits home, Crikey, 25 April 2022. https://www.crikey.com.au/2022/04/25/tiktok-federal-election-australia/

Quoted in Hamish Hastie, WA Liberals defend community petitions after ‘data harvesting’ claim, The Age, 21 April 2022, https://www.theage.com.au/politics/federal/wa-liberals-defend-community-petitions-after-data-harvesting-claim-20220420-p5aex8.html

Interviewed in Ricardo Gonçalves, Is Netflix About to Stop Password Sharing, SBS On The Money, 20 April 2022. https://www.sbs.com.au/news/podcast-episode/sbs-on-the-money-is-netflix-about-to-stop-password-sharing/4h8msturx [Podcast]

Interviewed by Richelle Harrison Plesse, Netflix Loses Subscribers, SBS World News, 20 April 2022, 7.10pm. https://youtu.be/rHTPtZad3lA [TV]

Interviewed by Matt Bamford, Elon Musk buys into the Twitterverse, The World Today, ABC Radio News, 5 April 2022, https://www.abc.net.au/radio/programs/worldtoday/elon-musk-buys-into-the-twitterverse/13828014

Interviewed in Andrew Lloyd, The Backrooms: How a Creepy Office Photo Became an Internet Bogeyman, Vice, 29 March 2022, https://www.vice.com/en/article/5dga98/is-the-backrooms-real

Interviewed by Josh Szeps, Defamation, Platforms and Publishers, Afternoons, ABC Sydney, 24 March 2022, 3.11pm. [Radio]

Interviewed by Andrew Collins, Should we still Check In?, Statewide Drive, ABC South West WA, 22 March 2022, 3.37pm. [Radio]

Interviewed by Tom Baddeley, Why Are We Checking In Still?, Breakfast with Tom, ABC Radio Perth, 22 March 2022, 7.38am. [Radio]

Interviewed by Stan Shaw, COVID-19 Check-In Apps, South West Breakfast, ABC South West WA, 22 March 2022, 7.12am. [Radio]

Interviewed by Geoff Hutchison, ACCC Vs Facebook Scam Ads, Drive, ABC Radio Perth, 18 March 2022, 5.52pm. [Radio]

Interviewed in Alicia Bridges, SafeWA COVID check-in system should be discontinued, says security expert, ABC News, 18 March 2022, https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-03-18/experts-safewa-check-in-wa-logic-privacy-high-caseload/100919552

Interviewed in Nick Bonyhady and Tom Compagnoni, There’s a video war, and Ukraine is winning, The Sydney Morning Herald, 3 March 2022. https://www.smh.com.au/technology/there-s-a-video-war-and-ukraine-is-winning-20220301-p5a0n1.html

Interviewed in Michelle Elias, Ukraine invasion misinformation is spreading on TikTok. Who will stop it?, The Feed SBS, 3 March 2022, https://www.sbs.com.au/news/the-feed/article/war-misinformation-is-spreading-on-tiktok-can-it-be-curtailed/thquf9enu

Interviewed by Melanie Scott, TikTok Challenges Out of Control, The Wire, 2SER 107.3, 21 February 2022, 6.09pm. https://2ser.com/tiktok-challenges-out-of-control/ [Radio]

Interviewed in Riley Stuart, A man’s death became a gruesome viral sensation — and it says a lot about us, ABC News, 19 February 2022. https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-02-19/sydney-shark-attack-viral-videos-say-a-lot-about-us-analysis/100842388

Interviewed in James Purtill, Australians are spending less time on Facebook and much, much more on TikTok, ABC News, 11 February 2022. https://www.abc.net.au/news/science/2022-02-11/facebook-australians-spending-less-time-and-more-on-tik-tok/100820954

Interviewed in Sezen Bakan, ‘Unprecedented moment’: Why Facebook is declining and what it means for social media, The New Daily, 4 February 2022. https://thenewdaily.com.au/finance/2022/02/04/facebook-social-media-future/

Interviewed by Matthew Bamford, Tough Questions For Facebook, ABC Radio Sydney, PM, 4 February 2022, 6.55pm. [Radio] https://www.abc.net.au/radio/programs/pm/tough-questions-for-facebook/13741892

Interviewed by Scott Wales, Forrest Sues Facebook, Drive, ABC News Radio, 3 February 2022, 4.35pm. [Radio] https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-02-03/facebook-more-unwilling-than-unable-to-remove-scam/13740170

Interviewed by Nadia Mitsopoulos, Andrew Forrest Vs Facebook, Mornings, ABC Perth Radio, 3 February 2022, 10.07am. [Radio]

Interviewed by Tod Johnston, Spotify Vs Neil Young, The Nightshift, 6PR 882, 31 January 2022, 8.38pm. [Radio]

Interviewed in Nick Bonyhady, ‘TikTok is basically in control’: How clothing ‘hauls’ run teen fashion, The Age, 30 January 2022, https://www.theage.com.au/technology/tiktok-is-basically-in-control-how-clothing-hauls-run-teen-fashion-20220127-p59rsh.html

Interviewed by James Salmon, Running Out of Stream, The Sunday Times, 30 January 2022, pp. 30-31.

Interviewed in Kate Leaver, ‘Superhero’ local librarians step up to help users navigate ‘fiddly’ ServiceWA app, ABC News, 25 January 2022, https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-01-25/digital-covid-vaccination-status-on-servicewa-proving-tricky/100778530

Interviewed in Alicia Bridges, Should local governments pay for councillors, staff to sue public for defamation?, ABC News, 24 January 2022, https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-01-24/defamation-claims-councillors-vs-public-ratepayer-dollars/100769548

Quoted in Srishti Mukherjee, What does it take to remove your personal data from the internet?, Analytics India Magazine, 22 January 2022,  https://analyticsindiamag.com/what-does-it-take-to-remove-your-personal-data-from-the-internet/


Interviewed in James Purtill, Facebook’s terrible 2021: Will a year of scandal be the catalyst for regulation?, ABC Science, 21 December 2021. https://www.abc.net.au/news/science/2021-12-21/facebook-year-in-review-2021-annus-horribilis-laws-regulation/100683410

Interviewed by Rhett Burnie, MySA Gov Hack, The World Today, Radio National, 5 November 2011, 1.21pm.  https://abc.net.au/radio/programs/worldtoday/the-world-today/13610028 [Radio]

Interviewed in Elizabeth Daoud, Cleo Smith search sees police scour dark web in search for clues, 7 News, 3 November 2021, https://7news.com.au/news/wa/cleo-smith-search-sees-police-scour-dark-web-in-search-for-clues-c-4408675

Interviewed in Daryna Zadvirna, Cleo Smith search: Police scour dark web for signs of missing four-year-old, The West Australian, 3 November 2021, p.1.  https://thewest.com.au/news/cleo-smith/cleo-smith-search-police-scour-dark-web-for-signs-of-missing-four-year-old–c-4398916

Interviewed in Josh Butler, ‘Huge privacy risks’ in social media age verification plan for Facebook, Spotify, The New Daily, 26 October 2021. https://thenewdaily.com.au/news/2021/10/25/social-media-age-verification-plan/

Interviewed by Andrew Collins, New Privacy Bill, ABC Statewide Drive, ABC SouthWest Radio, 25 October 2021, 4.39pm. [Radio]

Interviewed in Paul Smith and Miranda Ward, Tech giants’ ‘laughable’ disinformation solution slammed, Australian Financial Review, 12 October 2021, p. 21,  https://www.afr.com/technology/tech-giants-laughable-disinformation-solution-slammed-20211010-p58ys8

Interviewed by Geoff Hutchinson, Don’t Feed the Trolls, Drive, ABC Perth Radio, 8 October 2021, 5.43pm. [Radio] [Mp3]

Interviewed by Amelia Dunn, Facebook’s Downtime, SBS World News, SBS, 5 October 2021, 6.45pm. [TV] https://youtu.be/bAPxkmTwZRg?t=22

Interviewed by Loke Wei Sue, Facebook Outage, Channel News Asia (CNA), 5 October 2021, 12.32pm. [TV] https://youtu.be/U1bHg3eK_WU

Interviewed in James Ried, Australia to enter new age of piracy with blockbuster delays, The New Daily, 4 October 2021, https://thenewdaily.com.au/life/tech/2021/10/04/australia-piracy-release-delays/

Interviewed in James Ried, Why homebuyers rate internet speed more important than ever before, The New Daily, 1 October 2021, https://thenewdaily.com.au/life/tech/2021/10/01/internet-speed-homebuyers/

Interviewed in James Ried, Instagram for kids paused over potential mental health concerns, The New Daily, 28 September 2021, https://thenewdaily.com.au/life/tech/2021/09/28/instagram-kids-mental-health/

Interviewed in Bree Smolinski, Think before you post: the impact of sharing photos of your child online, Curtin News Stories, 20 September 2021, https://news.curtin.edu.au/stories/think-before-you-post-the-impact-of-sharing-photos-of-your-child-online/

Interviewed by Hamish Hastie, Cringey ‘State Dad’ Father’s Day message form actually an email harvesting tool, Sydney Morning Herald, 8 September 2021, https://www.smh.com.au/national/cringey-state-dad-father-s-day-message-form-actually-an-email-harvesting-tool-20210907-p58po3.html

Interviewed by Gemma Veness, Pandemic Check-in App Data Misuse, ABC News At Noon, ABC 24, 6 September 2021, 1.37pm. [TV] https://youtu.be/X7hJlMBuuFU

Interviewed by Kylie Baxter, ABBA’s Holographic Return, ABC Radio Hobart, Drive, 5.45pm, 27  August 2021. [Radio]

Interviewed by Dominique Bayens, Deepfakes and Australian Politics, ABC Perth, Afternoons, 2.50pm, 16 August 2021. [Radio]

Interviewed in Byron Kaye, Three Australian publishers accuse Facebook of unfairly taking their content, Reuters, 12 August 2021. https://www.reuters.com/article/australia-facebook/three-australian-publishers-accuse-facebook-of-unfairly-taking-their-content-idUSL4N2PH1MJ

Invited panellist in Spotlight forum: how to protect your privacy in an increasingly tech-driven world, ABC Radio Perth, Mornings, 9am, 11 August 2021, https://www.abc.net.au/radio/perth/programs/mornings/spotlight-forum-on-privacy/13492708. [Radio]

Interviewed in Ekaterina Blinova, Why Biden Administration & Big Tech Have Only Themselves to Blame for Spread of COVID Misinformation, Sputnik News, 19 July 2021, https://sputniknews.com/us/202107191083413169-why-biden-administration–big-tech-have-only-themselves-to-blame-for-spread-of-covid-misinformation/

Interviewed in Gina Rushton, Ear wands, nerve machines and ‘pussy mist’: I asked medical experts whether I should buy the miracle cures I see in my Instagram ads, Business Insider Australia, 15 July 2021. https://www.businessinsider.com.au/instagram-ads-medical-cures-2021-7

Interviewed by Jenny Seaton, SafeWA App Changes, Afternoons, CurtinFM, 30 June 2021, 1.40pm. [Radio]

Interviewed in Matt Martino, These are the biggest changes in Australia Talks responses since 2019, ABC News, 22 June 2021, https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-06-22/australia-talks-top-20-biggest-changes-since-2019/100212980

Interviewed in Peter de Kruijff, A never ending state of emergency or: how I learned to stop worrying and love the app, The Sydney Morning Herald, 19 June 2021. https://www.smh.com.au/national/a-never-ending-state-of-emergency-or-how-i-learned-to-stop-worrying-and-love-the-app-20210616-p581l5.html

Interviewed by Annie Hastwell, Contact-Tracing App Data, The Wire, 2SER Radio, Sydney, 17 June 2021, 6.15pm. [Radio]

Interviewed by Herlyn Kaur, What data has the SafeWA app collected from you and who can access it?, ABC News, 17 June 2021. https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-06-17/what-data-has-the-safewa-app-taken-from-you/100220440

Interviewed by Eliza Laschon, SafeWA App Data Misused, ABC News Perth, 15 June 2021, 7.05pm. [TV]

Interviewed by Jacquelin Robson, Data Breach of the SafeWA App, Channel 7 News, Perth, 15 June 2021, 6.06pm. https://www.facebook.com/7NEWSPerth/posts/10158557900294072 [TV]

Interviewed by Nathan Brooks, Data Safety, Channel Ten News, Perth, 15 June 2021, 6.04pm. https://twitter.com/10NewsFirstPER/status/1404729170521956352 [TV]

Interviewed by Dee Dee Dunleavy, Child Influencers on Instagram, 3AW Melbourne, Afternoons, 2 June 2021. 2.07pm. [Radio]

Interviewed by Emma Crowe, How Algorithms Work, ABC Radio Sydney, Sydney, Evenings, 31 May 2021, 8.32pm. [Radio]

Interviewed by Sam McManus, Youth Crimes Posted Online, 7 News Toowoomba, 10 May 2021, 6.05pm. https://youtu.be/QokaSFoeGuk [TV]

Interviewed by Cassie McCullagh, Digital Birth Certificates, Focus, ABC Radio Sydney, 28 April 2021, 10.50am. https://www.abc.net.au/radio/sydney/programs/focus/focus/13312836 [mp3] [Radio]

Interviewed by Jeff Bullen, TikTok and Children’s Data, On the Record, RTRFM, 27 April 2021, 9.20am. [Radio]

Interviewed by Catalina Flórez, TikTok Lawsuit, SBS World News, 22 April 2021, 7.14pm. [TV]

Interviewed by Anna Moulder, TikTok Kids Lawsuits & Instagram Modifications, ABC Radio NSW, Statewide Drive, 22 April 2021, 4.39pm. [Radio]

Interviewed in Keane Bourke, Labor and Liberal parties criticised for running WA election online ads without disclosing links, ABC News, 9 March 2021. https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-03-09/labor-liberal-parties-criticised-for-wa-election-online-ads/13209172

Interviewed in Salil Tripathi, Australia’s prime time battle against big tech, Mint, 9 March 2021. https://www.livemint.com/industry/australias-prime-time-battle-against-big-tech-11615218843974.html

Interviewed in James Purtill, Facebook thinks it won the battle of the media bargaining code — but so does the government, ABC News, 26 February 2021. https://www.abc.net.au/news/science/2021-02-26/facebook-google-who-won-battle-news-media-bargaining-code/13193106

Interviewed by Holly Stearnes, The Aftermath of the Facebook News Ban, Ticker News, 24 February 2021, 3.09pm. [TV] https://youtu.be/oeA6Xh-O6j4

Interviewed by Dawn Tan and Steve Lai, Facebook Strikes a Deal for News in Australia, Channel News Asia, Asia Tonight, 23 February 2021, 8.42pm. [TV] https://youtu.be/FrCi70OUEro

Interviewed by Tod Johnson, Facebook Vs Australia: Who Won?, 6PR 882, The Nightshift, 23 February 2021, 8.21pm. [Radio]

Interviewed by Sumi Somaskanda, News Returns to Facebook in Australia, DW News, Deutsche Welle, 23 February 2021, 12.19pm [German time]. [TV] https://youtu.be/EQwheuMt2tg

Interviewed by Folly Bah Thibault, Facebook and Australia’s Bargaining Code, Al Jazeera, Newshour, 23 February 2021, 6.26pm. [TV] https://youtu.be/93FGsnX4QRU

Interviewed in Reuters, Facebook ‘refriends’ Australia after changes to media laws, Asia One, 23 February 2021. https://www.asiaone.com/digital/facebook-refriends-australia-after-changes-media-laws

Interviewed by Geoff Hutchison, News Returns to Facebook, ABC Perth Radio, Drive, 23 February 2021, 5.11pm. [Radio]

Interviewed by Andrew Collins, Facebook’s Back, Statewide Drive, ABC NorthWest Radio, 23 February 2021, 4.14pm. [Radio]

Interviewed in Margi Murphy, Countries around the world set to follow Australia in charging tech giants for news, The Telegraph [UK], 23 February 2021, https://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/2021/02/23/countries-around-world-set-follow-australia-charging-tech-giants/  (also https://uk.finance.yahoo.com/news/countries-around-world-set-australia-004633717.html )

Interviewed in Eliza Laschon, WA election: Social media is shaping the campaign in unexpected ways, ABC News, 21 February 2021. https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-02-21/social-media-shapes-wa-election-campaign-amid-facebook-battle/13174280

Interviewed in Laura Newell, Have Their Cake and Eat It Too, The West Australian, 20 February 2021, p. 132. [PDF] https://thewest.com.au/technology/facebook/is-facebook-a-publisher-or-a-platform-how-one-word-allows-tech-giants-to-have-their-cake-and-eat-it-too-ng-b881801298z

Quoted in Barbara Ortutay and Tali Arbel, Facebook makes a power move in Australia – and may regret it, AP News, 19 February 2021. https://apnews.com/article/business-lawsuits-australia-mark-zuckerberg-e0b545d3ba541c2de8389c6bd0a6f23f

Interviewed by Geoff Hutchison, The Future of News After Facebook?, Drive, ABC Perth Radio, 19 February 2021, 4.38pm. [Radio]

Interviewed by Terry Martin, Facebook’s News Ban in Australia, Deutsche Welle, DW News, 19 February 2021, 8.20am. (German time.) [TV] https://youtu.be/hEolHVkTFr0

Interviewed by Leon Delaney, Facebook’s News Ban, 2CC Talking Canberra, Canberra Live, 19 February 2021, 4.08pm. [Radio]

Interviewed in Samantha Dick and Cait Kelly, Australians urged to break up with Facebook over news blockade, The New Daily, 19 February 2021, https://thenewdaily.com.au/news/national/2021/02/19/facebook-australia-news-break-up/

Interviewed by Danielle Le Messurier, New face of success, The West Australian, 19 February 2021, p.11. https://thewest.com.au/technology/facebook/experts-say-facebooks-ban-on-news-media-will-see-instagram-linkedin-and-tiktok-grow-ng-b881800460z

Quoted in Adam Schrader and Henry Martin, World Wide Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee says Australian law that would force Facebook and other tech giants to pay media companies would make internet ‘unworkable’, Daily Mail Australia, 19 February 2021, https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9276511/World-Wide-Web-inventor-Tim-Berners-Lee-says-Australian-media-pay-law-make-internet-unworkable.html

Interviewed in Ekaterina Blinova, Facebook blocks access to news sites in Australia, Sputnik News, 18 February 2021, https://sputniknews.com/asia/202102181082117312-facebook-has-overacted-by-banning-aussie-news-risks-losing-users-observers-say/

Interviewed by DW News, Facebook blocks access to news sites in Australia, Deutsche Welle, DW News (Berlin), 18 February 2021, 3:04 pm (German time). [TV] https://youtu.be/jHkRL7ZUIog

Interviewed by Jordan Cutts, Facebook’s News Ban, Channel 7, 7 News, 18 February 2021, 6.05pm. [TV]

Interviewed by Natasha Gillezeau, Who makes the rules? Facebook blocking news an ‘inflexion point’, Financial Review, 18 February 2021. https://www.afr.com/technology/who-makes-the-rules-facebook-blocking-news-an-inflexion-point-20210218-p573nv

Interviewed by Holly Stearnes, No News on Facebook, Ticker News, 18 February 2021, 4.12pm. [TV]

Interviewed by Jenny Seaton, Facebook’s Australian News Ban, Curtin FM, Afternoons, 18 February 2021, 2.42pm. [Radio]

Interviewed in Eden Gillespie, Young Aussies Some of the Hardest Hit by FB’s News Restrictions, Experts Say, SBS News, The Feed, 18 February 2021, https://www.sbs.com.au/news/the-feed/young-aussies-some-of-the-hardest-hit-by-fb-s-news-restrictions-experts-say

Interviewed in Yen Nee Lee and Saheli Roy Choudhury, ‘Facebook was wrong’: Australia’s treasurer slams social media giant’s move to block news, CNBC, 18 February 2021. https://www.cnbc.com/2021/02/18/australias-treasurer-says-facebook-was-wrong-to-block-news-content.html

Interviewed in Evelyn Manfield, Facebook Australian news ban hits WA election campaign as Opposition Leader Zak Kirkup’s page wiped, Premier’s untouched, ABC News, 18 February 2021. https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-02-18/facebook-australian-news-ban-hits-wa-election-campaign/13166738

Interviewed in Jack Gramenz, Facebook news ban ‘backfired dramatically’ say Curtin Uni, Monash experts, Herald Sun, 18 February 2021, https://www.heraldsun.com.au/technology/facebook-news-ban-backfired-dramatically-say-curtin-uni-monash-experts/news-story/b8dd4d34f12b0f4aaeba8a9b8d8cd568

Interviewed by Amanda Drury and Tanvir Gill, Facebook has lost the ‘PR battle’ in Australia, says professor, Street Signs Asia, CNBC, 18 February 2021, 10.05am. [TV] https://www.cnbc.com/video/2021/02/18/facebook-has-lost-the-pr-battle-in-australia-says-professor.html

Interviewed by Nadia Mitsopoulos, Facebook Deletes News, Mornings, ABC Radio Perth, 18 February 2021, 8.34am. [Radio]

Interviewed in Damien Cave, Google Is Suddenly Paying for News in Australia. What About Everywhere Else?, The New York Times, 17 February 2021, https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/17/business/media/australia-google-pay-for-news.html

Interviewed by Philip Clark, Nightlife, Radio National & ABC Radio, Sydney (and across Australia), 17 February 2021, 7pm. https://www.abc.net.au/radio/programs/nightlife/news-media-bargaining-code/13165588 [Mp3] [Radio]

Interviewed by Karina Carvalho, Google’s Media Deals & the Australian Media Bargaining Code, ABC News 24, ABC Evening News, 17 February 2021, 6.38pm. [TV] https://youtu.be/GYEJ8TKHbX4

Interviewed by Mike Crichton, Goole’s Media Deals, Weekdays with Mike, 98.5 Sonshine FM, 17 February 2021, 11.46am. [Radio]

Interviewed regarding the Google and Seven West Media deal, 2SM, New South Wales, 16 February 2021, 6pm. [Radio]

Quoted in Mariam Cheik-Hussein, Explainer – The arguments against the news media bargaining code and what happens next, Ad News, 1 February 2021. http://www.adnews.com.au/news/explainer-the-arguments-against-the-news-media-bargaining-code-and-what-happens-next

Interviewed in Rhianna Mitchell, Invite-only app Clubhouse causing ‘FOMO’ stir, The Sunday Times, 31 January 2021, p. 28.

Interviewed by Sonya Feldhoff, Life Without Google, ABC Radio Adelaide, Early Afternoons, 29 January 2021, 1.56pm. [Radio]

Interviewed by Liam Bartlett, ACCC Digital Advertising Services Inquiry, 6PR 882, 6PR Mornings, 28 January 2021, 1036am. [Radio]

Interviewed in Peter Vincent, Why internet search and social would barely miss a beat if Google and Facebook carried through with their threats to pull out of Australia so they don’t have to pay for news… with plenty lining up to replace them, Daily Mail Australia, 25 January 2021. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9182687/Facebook-Google-threat-pull-Australia-news-laws-affect-have.html

Quoted in Damien Cave, An Australia With No Google? The Bitter Fight Behind a Drastic Threat, New York Times, 22 January 2021, https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/22/business/australia-google-facebook-news-media.html.

Interviewed by Karina Carvalho, Google’s Threat to Leave Australia, ABC News 24, ABC Evening News, 22 January 2021, 7.35pm (Sydney). [TV] https://youtu.be/H3zY9hws20s

Interviewed by Geoff Hutchison, Australian Without Google?, ABC Radio Perth, Drive, 22 January 2021, 3.45pm. [Radio]

Interviewed by Josh Szeps, Australia’s Digital Bargaining Code, ABC Radio Sydney, Drive, 22 January 2021, 4.05pm. [Radio]

Interviewed by Anna Vidot, Australia’s Media Bargaining Code, ABC Canberra, Drive, 21 January 2021, 4.40pm. [Radio]


Interviewed by Avani Dias, FTC Vs Facebook, Triple J, Hack, 10 December 2020, 5.54pm. https://www.abc.net.au/triplej/programs/hack/hack/12951192 [Radio]

Interviewed by Alexandra Barwick, Sharing Kids Photos Online, ABC Alice Springs, Drive, 8 December 2020, 4.08pm. [Radio]

Interviewed in Isabelle Lane, ‘Cesspool of misinformation’: Parler tops US app downloads following Trump’s election loss, The New Daily, 10 November 2020. https://thenewdaily.com.au/life/tech/2020/11/10/parler-app-us-election/

Interviewed by Nadia Mitsopoulos and Russell Woolf, How Big Tech Platforms Use Personal Data for Advertising, Breakfast, ABC Radio 720 Perth, 10 November 2020, 7.48am. [Radio]

Interviewed by Chris Stokel-Walker, Influencers are buying empty shopping bags to pretend they’re rich, Input Magazine, 22 October 2020, https://www.inputmag.com/culture/influencers-are-pretending-theyre-rich-by-buying-empty-shopping-bags

Interviewed by Josh Zepps, Instagram at Ten, ABC Radio Sydney, Sydney, Afternoons, 7 October 2020, 1.05pm. [Radio]

Interviewed in James Purtill, Instagram is turning 10: Here’s how it’s changed over a decade, Triple J Hack, 5 October 2020, https://www.abc.net.au/triplej/programs/hack/a-brief-history-of-the-first-10-years-of-instagram/12731664

Leaver, T., Abidin, C., & Highfield, T. (2020, October 5). Happy birthday Instagram! 5 ways doing it for the ’gram has changed us. The Conversation. http://theconversation.com/happy-birthday-instagram-5-ways-doing-it-for-the-gram-has-changed-us-147039

Leaver, T. (2020, 2 October) Facebook is merging Messenger and Instagram chat features. It’s for Zuckerberg’s benefit, not yours, The Conversation.  https://theconversation.com/facebook-is-merging-messenger-and-instagram-chat-features-its-for-zuckerbergs-benefit-not-yours-147261

Interviewed in Gian De Poloni, Facebook now revealing how much local politicians will spend to get your vote, ABC News, 2 October 2020, https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-10-02/facebook-reveals-advertising-spend-for-perth-lord-mayor-race/12715070

Interviewed in Kishor Napier-Raman, ‘Bad for democracy’: Facebook’s news ban could leave only the garbage behind, Crikey, 2 September 2020, https://www.crikey.com.au/2020/09/02/facebook-threat-to-australia/

Interviewed in Isabelle Lane, ‘Heavy-handed threats’: ‘Scare campaign’ could backfire on Facebook and Google in Australia, The New Daily, 2 September 2020, https://thenewdaily.com.au/life/tech/2020/09/02/facebook-google-australia-media/

Interviewed in Eden Gillespie, Google’s ‘scare campaign’: what’s the go with those new warning alerts?, SBS News (The Feed), 26 August 2020, https://www.sbs.com.au/news/the-feed/google-s-scare-campaign-what-s-the-go-with-those-new-warning-alerts

Interviewed in Ben O’Shea, Google’s meteoric rise and fall from grace as the tech giant wages war on media outlets around the world, The Sunday Times, 23 August 2020, pp.12-15, https://thewest.com.au/technology/google/googles-meteoric-rise-and-fall-from-grace-as-the-tech-giant-wages-war-on-media-outlets-around-the-world-ng-b881642754z

Interviewed in Gian De Poloni, Coronavirus made them social media superstars, but can likes translate to votes?, ABC News, 9 August 2020, https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-08-09/how-covid-19-has-turned-politicians-into-social-media-superstars/12528148

Interviewed in Isabelle Lane, Is Australia’s NBN future proof? Experts say major upgrades are needed now, The New Daily, 1 July 2020, https://thenewdaily.com.au/life/tech/2020/07/01/australia-nbn-rollout-future/

Interviewed by Jeff Bullen, A Digital Dark Age?, RTR FM, On The Record, 29 June 2020, 9.42am. https://rtrfm.com.au/story/a-digital-dark-age/

Interviewed by Jessica Strutt, Trump, K-Pop and Social Media Activism, Focus, ABC Radio Perth, 10.40am, 24 June 2020. [mp3]

Interviewed by Mikayla Floriano, The Post-Truth Era: Is It Our Job to Monitor Misinformation?, Drive, 2SER 107.3, 4.40pm, 8 June 2020. https://2ser.com/in-the-post-truth-era-is-it-our-job-to-monitor-misinformation/

Interviewed by Michael Genovese and Carmen Braidwood, Do social media movements actually have an impact?, Weekend Brunch, 6PR 882 News Talk, 9.35am, 7 June 2020, https://www.6pr.com.au/podcast/do-social-media-movements-actually-have-an-impact/

Interviewed by Louise Miolin, Documenting a disaster, The Western Independent, 14 May 2020, https://westernindependent.com.au/2020/05/14/documenting-a-disaster/

Interviewed in Daniel Hocking, Isolation gaming: addictive or therapeutic?, The Western Independent, 30 April 2020, https://westernindependent.com.au/2020/04/30/isolation-gaming-addictive-or-therapeutic/

Interviewed in Annabel Hennessy, Children vulnerable to online bullies, The West Australian, Tuesday, 31 March 2020, pp. 1, 11.

Interviewed by Hilary Smale, Coronavirus: separating fact from fiction, ABC Perth Radio, Focus, 11 March 2020, 10.35am, https://www.abc.net.au/radio/perth/programs/focus/corona-reset/12046430.

Interviewed by Cassie McCullagh, Digital Death and Reanimation, Focus, ABC Radio Sydney, 27 February 2020, 10.32am. https://www.abc.net.au/radio/sydney/programs/focus/focus/11986494 [Mp3]

Interviewed in Chris Stokel-Walker, Will Instagram filters alter our view of beauty and who we are?, New Scientist, 26 February 2020, https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg24532710-400-will-instagram-filters-alter-our-view-of-beauty-and-who-we-are/ [PDF]

Interviewed by Rhett Burnie, Primary School App Use and Privacy, ABC Radio Canberra, Canberra, AM, 19 February 2020, 8.20am. [Mp3]

Interviewed in Paul Garvey, Facebook stays with Thai mall gunman Jakrapanth Thomma hours into deadly rampage, The Australian, 10 February 2020, p. 1, https://www.theaustralian.com.au/world/facebook-stays-with-thai-mall-gunman-jakrapanth-thomma-hours-into-deadly-rampage/news-story/6321aaec5400c34317b534c5613646fa?btr=929a028bd9b6e40fdd1795ec0758b1b1

Interviewed in Carmelle Wilkinson, Valuable lessons in School Safety, Canning Gazette, Perth, 6 February 2020, p.5.

Interviewed by Gillian O’Shaughnessy, Viral Videos, ABC Radio Perth, Early Afternoons, 3 February 2020, 1.07pm. [mp3]

Interviewed in Isabelle Lane, ‘Embarrassingly slow’: Australia’s broadband internet ranked fourth slowest in OECD, The New Daily, 28 January 2020, https://thenewdaily.com.au/life/tech/2020/01/28/broadband-speeds-australia-oecd/

Interviewed by Jenny Seaton, Streaming Vs Broadcast Media, Curtin FM, Afternoons, 21 January 2020, 12.25pm.

Interviewed in Stephen Lunn and Emily Ritchie, Wilson Gavin: Screening out online hate, The Australian, 15 January 2019, p. 9, https://www.theaustralian.com.au/inquirer/wilson-gavin-screening-out-online-hate/news-story/a0ec75d6897f795450398c640e3f3925

Interviewed by Jo McManus, Netflix Dominates the Oscars, Perth Live, 6PR 882, 14 January 2020, 3.23pm. [Radio]


Interviewed by Olivia Ovenden, The Pull Of The Past: How We All Got Hooked On Nostalgia In The 2010s, Esquire UK, 24 December 2019, https://www.esquire.com/uk/culture/a30283630/nostalgia-tv-facebook-instagram-on-this-day-reboots-remakes/

Interviewed by Di Darmody, Social Media Influencers and Paid Advertising in Australia, WA Afternoons, ABC Radio Perth, 12 December 2019, 3.23pm. [Radio] [Mp3]

Interviewed in Chris Stokel-Walker, Why Instagram Hiding Likes Will Make Your Feed Less Awful, Esquire UK, 25 November 2019, https://www.esquire.com/uk/design/a29948262/why-instagram-hiding-likes-good-thing-make-your-feed-better/

Interviewed by Lorna Dunkley, Disney Plus Lands in Australia, ABC News Tonight, ABC News 24, Sydney (and across Australia), 19 November 2019, 9.12pm. https://youtu.be/V-cn7ncbblE  [TV]

Interviewed by Jenny Seaton, Facebook Scams, Curtin FM, Perth, Afternoons, 19 November 2019, 12:45pm. [Radio]

Interviewed by Tom Reynolds, Facebook Scams and Regulation, The Mag, RTR FM, 19 November 2019, 9.10am. [Radio]

Interviewed in Paul Garvey, ACCC eyes on Facebook fake ads, The Australian, 13 November 2019, p. 7. https://www.theaustralian.com.au/nation/politics/accc-joins-forrest-in-criticising-facebooks-fake-ads/news-story/def70d68701d243cfb2af3c3686d6d8c

Interviewed by Darius Winterfield, Facebook Fury, 9 News Perth, Channel 9, 11 November 2019, 6pm, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YWSBIKZVduQ [TV]

Interviewed by Oliver Peterson, Andrew Forrest’s Facebook Scam, Perth Live, 6PR, Perth,  11 November 2019, 4.25pm. [Radio]

Interviewed by Keane Burke, Dating Apps Not Causing Violence, ABC News, ABC Radio Perth (and across the country), 3 November 2019, 7.47am. [Radio]

Interviewed in Daile Cross and Hamish Hastie, Small change the new big idea to help fix Perth’s ailing retail strips, WA Today, 24 October 2019, https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/small-change-the-new-big-idea-to-help-fix-perth-s-ailing-retail-strips-20191024-p533u7.html

Interviewed in Isabelle Lane, ‘Self-serving’ and ‘disingenuous’: NBN Co’s broadband speed claims savaged, The New Daily, 21 October 2019, https://thenewdaily.com.au/life/tech/2019/10/21/nbn-alphabeta-speedtest-report/

Interviewed by Jenny Seaton, Internet Studies 20th, Curtin FM, Afternoons, 9 October 2019, 2.23pm. [Radio]

Interviewed by Michael Genovese, 20 Years of Internet Studies, 6PR 882, 27 September 2019, 4.07pm. [Radio]

Interviewed in Ariel Bogle, Facebook is hiding the number of ‘likes’ on posts in Australia, ABC News, 27 September 2019, https://www.abc.net.au/news/science/2019-09-27/facebook-follows-instagram-and-hides-likes-in-australia/11554046

Interviewed by Bec Bowman, Life and Death on Social Media, The Mag, RTR FM, 18 September 2019, 9.35am. https://rtrfm.com.au/story/the-internet-and-the-presence-of-life/ [Radio]

Interviewed by Hilary Harper, The rise of YouTube influencers, ABC Radio National, Life Matters, 18 September 2019, 9.32am [Radio] https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/lifematters/the-rise-of-youtube-influencers/11515842

Interviewed for Life and death on social media, The Future Of Podcast, Curtin University, 2 September 2019, https://news.curtin.edu.au/podcasts/?episode=9430dde5-1b7e-4e17-8183-b96636cdb60c

Interviewed in Zona Black, Why the launch of Disney Plus could spark the return of internet piracy, The New Daily, 30 August 2019, https://thenewdaily.com.au/life/tech/2019/08/30/disney-plus-internet-piracy/

Interviewed in Josh Butler, New ‘Anti-Trolling’ Laws To Stop Online Abuse And Harassment, Ten Daily, 28 August 2019, https://10daily.com.au/news/crime/a190828lihky/new-anti-trolling-laws-to-stop-online-abuse-and-harassment-20190828

Quoted in Isabelle Lane, Google homes in on Australia’s love of sport as video streaming services vie for eyeballs, The New Daily, 20 August 2019, https://thenewdaily.com.au/life/tech/2019/08/20/google-australia-great-sporting-land/

Quoted in Isabelle Lane, Digital quality of life: Australia tops rankings despite ‘third-world’ broadband, The New Daily, 14 August 2019, https://thenewdaily.com.au/life/tech/2019/08/14/digital-quality-life-australia/

Interviewed in Gian De Poloni, How Perth vegan Zoe Callis got caught in viral media storm after a Facebook post, ABC News, 11 August 2019, https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-08-11/what-it-feels-like-to-be-caught-in-a-viral-media-storm/11385410

Interviewed regarding ACCC Digital Platforms Inquiry, ABC News, ABC Radio Canberra; Sydney; Melbourne; Perth; Brisbane; various times 27 July 2019. [Radio]

Interviewed by Dotun Adebayo, Up All Night, BBC Radio 5 Live, 27 July 2019, 4.35am. [Radio] [Mp3 Recording]

Interviewed by Alex Barwick, Removing Likes from Instagram, ABC Alice Springs, Drive, 18 July 2019, 4.20pm. [Radio]

Interviewed by Danielle Benda, Invisible Likes, ABC Perth, WA Afternoons, 18 July 2019, 3.10pm. [Radio]

Interviewed by Mikayla Floriano, Area 51 Memes, 2SER, Drive, 16 July 2019, 4.33pm. [Radio]

Interviewed in Isabelle Lane, NBN Co’s ‘Netflix tax’ slammed amid growing public outcry over net neutrality, The New Daily, 3 July 2019, https://thenewdaily.com.au/life/tech/2019/07/02/nbn-co-netflix-tax/

Interviewed by Nathaniel Keesing, Faced with Death: How People Grieve on Facebook, 2SER FM, 26 June 2019, 11.47am. [Radio] https://2ser.com/faced-with-death-how-people-grieve-on-facebook/

Interviewed in  Inga Stünzner, Facebook and grief in the digital age – when should we unfriend the dead?, ABC News, 22 June 2019, https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-06-22/knowing-when-to-unfriend-the-dead-on-facebook/11210666

Interviewed by Fiona Wyllie, AirDrop and Cyberflashing, NSW Statewide Drive, ABC Mid North Coast, 21 June 2019, 3.34pm. [Radio]

Interviewed by Di Darmody, Libra: The Facebook Dollar, WA Afternoons, ABC Radio Perth, 20 June 2019, 1.09pm. [Radio]

Interviewed in Nicole Precel, Ursula didn’t know what cyber flashing was until the day at the museum, The Age, 20 June 2019, https://www.theage.com.au/national/ursula-didn-t-know-what-cyber-flashing-was-until-the-day-at-the-museum-20190512-p51mm6.html

Interviewed in Rhianna Mitchell, Cash-strapped young women turn to cyber begging websites, The West Australian, 23 May 2019, https://thewest.com.au/business/personal-finance/cash-strapped-young-women-turn-to-cyber-begging-websites-ng-b881207535z

Interviewed in Jenna Clarke, Federal election 2019: Poll result last post for Twitter, The West Australian, 21 May 2019, https://thewest.com.au/opinion/jenna-clarke/federal-election-2019-poll-result-last-post-for-twitter-ng-b881205500z

Interviewed in Gian De Poloni and Kate Leaver, Cyber flashing is the new iPhone safety threat as AirDrop used to share porn, explicit content, ABC News, 12 May 2019, https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-05-12/cyber-flashing-porn-sent-to-iphones-using-airdrop/11092974

Interviewed by Alex James, Possible Tumblr Sale, The Daily, 2SER 1.07.3FM, 7 May 2019, 11.43am, https://2ser.com/tumblrs-tumble/ [Radio]

Interviewed regarding Politicians and Social Media, Weekend, ABC Perth Radio, 4 May 2019, 9.01am. [Radio]

Interviewed by Belicia Tjendera, Instagram trial removes likes from the public eye, Western Independent, 2 May 2019, https://westernindependent.com.au/2019/05/02/instagram-trial-removes-likes-from-the-public-eye/

Interviewed by Phil Staley, Digital Demise, Mornings, ABC Far North, 30 April 2019, 10.51am. [Radio]

Interviewed in Sarah Steger, Facebook merge a ‘threat to privacy’, The West Australian, 1 April 2019, p. 3, https://thewest.com.au/technology/mark-zuckerberg/facebook-merge-with-whatsapp-and-instagram-a-threat-to-privacy-says-uwa-expert-ng-b881132141z

Interviewed by Richelle Hunt, Influencers, Authenticity and Fishgate, Afternoons, ABC Radio Melbourne, 27 March 2019, 3.10pm. [Radio]

Interviewed in Isabelle Lane, Digital divide’: NBN won’t cope with cutting-edge streaming services, experts warn, The New Daily, 20 March 2019, https://thenewdaily.com.au/life/tech/2019/03/20/nbn-australia-google-stadia/

Interviewed in Phoebe Wearne, We’re watching you, Facebook, The West Australian, 19 March 2019, p. 6. https://thewest.com.au/news/terrorism/christchurch-mosque-shootings-facebook-social-media-giants-could-face-australian-regulations-ng-b881138710z

Interviewed by Aaron Kearney, Should you be posting photos of your kids online?, Drive, ABC Radio Newcastle, 14 March 2019, 2.45pm, https://www.abc.net.au/radio/newcastle/programs/drive/should-you-post-photos-of-your-kids-online/10901516 [Radio]

Interviewed in Rhianna Mitchell, Fears as troll targets kids online, The Sunday Times, 3 March 2019, p. 20. https://www.perthnow.com.au/technology/internet/momo-challenge-labelled-a-hoax-by-experts-youtube-ng-b881123682z

Interviewed by James McHale, 78 Records Closing, ABC News Perth, 5 February 2019, 7.21pm. [TV]

Interviewed by Fiona Wyllie, Safer Internet Day, Statewide Drive NSW, ABC Radio NSW, 5 February 2019, 5.44pm. [Radio]

Interviewed in Charlotte Hamlyn, 78 Records closes in Perth after nearly 48 years, blaming Spotify, retail downturn, ABC News, 5 February 2019, https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-02-05/78-records-store-closes-blames-spotify-retail-downturn/10781084

Interviewed in Bethany Hiatt, The Sad Reality of Back to School 2019, The West Australian, 5 February 2019, p. 9. https://thewest.com.au/news/education/cyber-fears-are-the-sad-reality-of-back-to-school-2019-ng-b881093912z

Interviewed by Ros Childs, Facebook at 15, ABC News 24, 12.51pm, 4 February 2019. [TV] https://youtu.be/PhM2123Okdg

Interviewed in Tara Cosoleto, Expert calls for ‘clearer rules’ around sponsored social media posts, SBS News, 25 January 2019,  https://www.sbs.com.au/news/expert-calls-for-clearer-rules-around-sponsored-social-media-posts

Interviewed by Vanessa Mills, Social Media and Community Perceptions of Crime, ABC Kimberley, Mornings, 23 January 2019, 10.18am. [Radio]

Interviewed by Anna Vidot, Politicians Social Media and Disclosures, ABC Radio Canberra, Drive, 21 January 2019, 5.48pm. [Radio]

Interviewed by Cliff Reeve, Gillette and Toxic Masculinity Online, Triple M WA, Weekdays Arvos, 18 January 2018, 4.55pm, https://omny.fm/shows/the-way-home-with-cliff-reeve/prof-tama-leaver-discusses-gillette. [Radio]

Interviewed in Rhianna Mitchell, #MeToxis Razor Ad: Gillette cuts through with challenge on masculinity, The West Australian, 17 January 2019, p. 10.

Interviewed by Annie Gaffney, Deepfakes, National Afternoons, ABC Sydney (and Nationally), 4 January 2019, 2.23pm. [Radio]

Interviewed by Annie Gaffney, When Should Children Get Their First Smartphone, National Afternoons, ABC Sydney (and Nationally), 1 January 2019, 2.11pm. [Radio] [Mp3 Recording]


Interviewed by Alex James, Sharenting, The Daily, 2SER 107.3, 18 December 2018, 11.15am, https://2ser.com/sharenting-a-modern-epidemic/ [Radio]

Interviewed by Barry Nicholls, Leaving Facebook, Statewide Regional Drive, ABC South West, 4 December 2018, 4.16pm. [Radio]

Interviewed by Teri Campbell, Digital Intimacies, Morning Mag, RTR FM, 9.35am, 4 December 2018, http://rtrfm.com.au/story/digital-intimacies-conference/ [Radio]

Interviewed in Carmelle Wilkinson, It’s not you, it’s me: why I’m breaking up with Facebook, Eastern Reporter, 31 October 2018, https://www.communitynews.com.au/eastern-reporter/lifestyle/its-not-you-its-me-why-im-breaking-up-with-facebook/

Interviewed by Tim McMillan, Google Turns 20, Mornings, 6PR 882 Newstalk Radio, 25 September 2018, 10.05am. [Radio]

Interviewed in Luke Costin (AAP), Users like Facebook despite privacy issues,The Australian, 17 September 2018, https://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/latest-news/users-like-facebook-despite-privacy-issues/news-story/0eab731bc39ed2004e11e70245656c54.

Interviewed in Josh Butler, PM Scott Morrison Has Blocked Lots Of People On Twitter, TEN Daily, 27 August 2018, https://tendaily.com.au/news/politics/a180827czm/pm-scott-morrison-has-blocked-lots-of-people-on-twitter-20180827

Interviewed by Andrea Gibbs, Creating Each Other on Social Media, Weekends, ABC Radio Perth, 26 August 2018, 3.07pm [Radio].[Mp3 recording.]

Interviewed in Amber Johnston, Virtual Influencers, Today Tonight, Channel Seven, Perth, 13 August 2018, 6.51pm. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kn67Pl_tJPw [TV]

Interviewed in Cameron Miles, We are your friends: Facebook goes old-school to win back our trust, WA Today, 28 June 2018, https://www.watoday.com.au/national/western-australia/we-are-your-friends-facebook-goes-old-school-to-win-back-our-trust-20180727-p4zu2j.html

Interviewed by Nathaniel Keesing, The Unsocial side of Social Media, The Daily, 2SER 107.3, 11.15am, 23 July 2018, https://2ser.com/the-unsocial-side-of-social-media/ [Radio]

Interviewed in Ariel Bogle, Twitter users are about to lose followers. Here’s why, ABC News, 12 July 2018, http://www.abc.net.au/news/science/2018-07-12/twitter-followers-to-drop-after-deleting-locked-accounts/9971476/.

Interviewed by Geoff Hutchison, Surveillance and Elf on the Shelf, Drive, ABC Radio Perth, 11 July 2018, 6.20pm. [Radio]

Interviewed by Geof Parry and Lisa Barnes, Elf on the Shelf and Child Surveillance, Breakfast, 6PR 882, 8.20am, 11 July 2018. https://omny.fm/shows/breakfast-with-steve-and-basil/tama-leaver-elf-on-the-shelf [Radio]

Quoted in Holly Hales, Snow joke! Fears Elf on the Shelf toy that reports on kids being naughty or nice ‘normalises a surveillance culture and encourages spying’, The Daily Mail, 11 July 2018, http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5940123/Elf-Shelf-Christmas-toys-accused-encouraging-spying-kids.html

Interviewed in Rhianna Mitchell, Worry over ‘sinister surveillance’ of toys, The West Australian, 11 July 2018, p. 3, https://thewest.com.au/news/wa/worry-over-sinister-surveillance-of-toys-ng-b88892026z

Interviewed by Fiona Wyllie, Tim Berner’s Lee Taking Back the Web, Statewide Drive, ABC NSW, 3 July 2018, 5.45pm. [Radio]

Interviewed in Paul Donoughue, Instagram star Miquela Sousa is testing the boundaries of social media authenticity, ABC News, 21 May 2018, http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-05-21/miquela-sousa-instagram-famous-influencer-cgi-ai/9767932

Interviewed in Shane Wright, ‘Extraordinary blunder’ as bank records vanish, The West Australian, 4 May 2018, p. 4.

Interviewed by Joe O’Brien, Facebook’s New Dating App, Mornings, ABC News 24, 2 May 2018, 11.15am, Sydney. https://youtu.be/IICot1PznZ0 [TV]

Interviewed in Craig Hamilton & Liz Clarkson, Facebook Data, Breakfast, ABC Newcastle, 27 April 2018, 6.19am [Radio].

Interviewed by Christiane Barro, Why you should think twice before uploading an image to Facebook, The New Daily, 18 April 2018, https://thenewdaily.com.au/life/tech/2018/04/18/facial-recognition-tool-facebook/

Interviewed in Ariel Bogle, The anti-Facebook backlash is official and regulation is ‘inevitable’, ABC News, 12 April 2018, http://www.abc.net.au/news/science/2018-04-12/facebook-mark-zuckerberg-congress-regulation-inevitable/9636536

Interviewed by Oliver Peterson, Facebook and the Australian Privacy Commissioner, Perth Live, 6PR 882 NewsTalk, 5 April 2018, 4.06pm. [Radio]

Interviewed by Xavier Hazard, What happens to your digital accounts when you die?, Western Independent, 29 March 2018, https://westernindependent.com.au/2018/03/29/what-happens-to-your-digital-accounts-when-you-die/

Interviewed by Gareth Parker, Facebook and Phone Data, Mornings, 6PR 882 NewsTalk, 28 March 2018, 11.06am. [Radio]

Interviewed by Simon Beaton, Cambridge Analytica, The Mag, RTRFM 92.1, 28 March 2018, 9.30am. [Radio] http://rtrfm.com.au/story/cambridge-analytica/

Interviewed by Kathryn Robinson, NSW will be looking on how to manage one’s digital footprint after death, ABC News, Sydney, 27 March 2018, 7.47pm. https://youtu.be/UrAL4JFFrb4 [TV]

Interviewed by Fiona Wyllie, Social Media After Death, Statewide Drive, ABC Central West Radio, 27 March 2018, 4.40pm. [Radio]

Interviewed in Michaela Whitbourn, What happens to your social media accounts when you die may soon change in NSW, Sydney Morning Herald, 27 March 2018, p. 10, https://www.smh.com.au/national/nsw/what-happens-to-your-social-media-accounts-when-you-die-may-soon-change-in-nsw-20180326-p4z6al.html

Interviewed by Nadia Mitsopoulos, Is deleting Facebook the best response to the Cambridge Analytica scandal?, Focus, ABC Radio 720 Perth, 26 March 2018, 10.10am, [Radio] http://www.abc.net.au/radio/perth/programs/focus/what-facebook-does-with-your-information/9587958

Interviewed by Gareth Parker, Can We Trust Facebook?, Mornings, 6PR 882, 22 March 2018, 9.20am. [Radio] [Mp3 Recording]

Interviewed by Nicole Salmeri, Perth Internet Expert Slams Facebook, Western Independent, 22 March 2018, https://westernindependent.com.au/2018/03/22/facebook-not-aware-of-data-mining/

Interviewed by Rhod Sharp, Facebook, Cambridge Analytical and Data Theft, Up All Night, BBC Radio 5 Live, 20 March 2018, 1.05am (UK) [Radio]

Interviewed by Sarah Collard, Cottesloe Labor Twitter blunder a ‘step too far’ as social media stunts hit public trust in politics, ABC News, 20 March 2018, http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-03-20/social-media-stunts-damaging-public-trust-in-politics-expert-say/9565006

Interviewed regarding WA Politicians and Social Media, Breakfast, ABC Radio Perth, 20 March 2018, 7.03am. [Radio]

Interviewed by Gemma Veness, Facebook Data and Advertising, ABC News Afternoons, ABC News 24, Sydney, 19 March 2018, 5.45pm. https://youtu.be/HYH7-_LN-pM [TV]

Interviewed by Kia Handley, Facebook Archives, Privacy and Personal Data, NSW Statewide Drive, ABC Mid North Coast (and all other regional NSW stations), 15 March 2018, 3.10pm. [Radio]

Interviewed regarding Moora Residential College Social Media Protest, Morning News, ABC Midwest and Wheatbelt, 14 March 2018, 6.31am. [Radio]

Interviewed by Paula Kruger, Ransomware and Hacking WA Shires, Mornings, ABC Radio 720 Perth, 21 Feb 2018, 9:24am. [Radio]

Interviewed in Nick Butterly, Labor hopefuls advised to go offline to avoid trolls, The West Australian, Thursday, 8 February 2018, https://thewest.com.au/politics/labor/labor-hopefuls-advised-to-go-offline-to-avoid-trolls-ng-b88737666z


Interviewed by Andrew Geoghegan and Johanna Nicholson, Sydney, Weekend Breakfast, ABC News 24, 10:35am, 30 December 2017, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u5qeSuiX-7k [TV]

Interviewed by Melinda James, Facebook’s Bid for Kids Data, ABC Radio Sydney, National Evenings, 28 December 2017, 8.47pm. [Radio]

Leaver, T. Facebook hoping Messenger Kids will draw future users, and their data, ABC News, 28 December 2017, http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-12-28/messenger-kids-is-facebooks-strategy-video-messeging-app-google/9285530?pfmredir=sm&section=analysis

Interviewed in Kim Cousins, The Business of Babies and Big Data, Particle, 1 November 2017, https://particle.scitech.org.au/people/%E2%80%8Bthe-business-babies-big-data/

Interviewed in James Ried, Police and emergency services trying to be funny – the joke could be on them, The New Daily, 15 October 2017, http://thenewdaily.com.au/news/national/2017/10/15/social-media-police/

Interviewed in Alexandra Ristway, Hacked Baby Monitor, Seven Nightly News, Channel 7  WA, 27 September 2017, 6.08pm [TV] (Replayed on Sunrise, Channel 7, 28 September 2017, 7.00am) https://thewest.com.au/technology/security/hacking-horror-in-waikiki-bc-5590305886001 [TV]

Interviewed by Adam Shirley, Twitter’s 280 Characters, ABC Radio Canberra, Drive, 27 September 2017, 3.08pm. [Radio]

Interviewed in Cathy O’Leary, The hidden dangers of parents oversharing on social media, The West Australian, 27 September 2017, p. 29, https://thewest.com.au/opinion/cathy-oleary/cathy-oleary-the-hidden-dangers-of-parents-oversharing-on-social-media-ng-b88610062z

Interviewed in Kim Cousins, From YouTube to TV and Back Again, Particle, 19 September 2017, https://particle.scitech.org.au/people/from-youtube-to-tv-and-back-again/

Interviewed by Leon Compton, Protecting Online Identities of Children, Statewide Mornings, ABC Hobart, 13 September 2017, 9.52am, http://www.abc.net.au/radio/hobart/programs/mornings/social-media-and-parenting/8940830 [Radio]

Interviewed by Fiona Parker, Digitising Early Childhood, Breakfast, ABC Central Victoria, 13 September 2017, 9.34am [Radio]

Interviewed in Rebecca Turner, Owlet Smark Sock prompts warning for parents, fears over babies’ sensitive health data, ABC News, 12 September 2017, http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-09-12/owlet-smart-sock-prompts-warning-for-parents-privacy-concerns/8893104

Interviewed in Beware apps turning kids into market data, Courier Mail, Brisbane, 12 September 2017, p. 9.

Interviewed in Brigid O’Connell, Kids in data danger: parents ‘oversharenting’, Herald Sun, Melbourne, 12 September 2017, p. 11.

Interviewed in ‘Experts have warned parents that a new high-tech baby monitor will not reduce the risk of their baby dying of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome or SIDS’ ABC Radio Perth; ABC Radio Hobart; ABC Radio Adelaide; 12 September 2017. [Radio]

Interviewed in Brigid O’Connell, Parents may be unwittingly turning babies into big data, Herald Sun, 11 September 2017, http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/victoria/parents-may-be-unwittingly-turning-babies-into-big-data/news-story/c8b6693d390fa95a27162a88f17d71ef

Interviewed in Brett Worthington, ‘How social media videos turn children into viral sensations’, Life Matters, Radio National, 11 September 2017, 9.40am, http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/lifematters/viral-kids-youtube-instagram-micro-celebrities/8886520 [Radio]

Interviewed in Emily Ritchie, ‘A new career that comes out of a (You)Tube’, The Australian, 9 September 2017, http://www.theaustralian.com.au/business/media/digital/a-new-career-that-comes-out-of-a-youtube/news-story/da5bab2efcddc14f572cf005ccdc5e19

Interviewed in Cathy O’Leary, ‘Parents air kids’ lives on social media’. The Weekend West, 9 September 2017, p. 23. [PDF] https://thewest.com.au/news/wa/parents-airing-kids-lives-on-social-media-ng-b88591452z

Interviewed in Emily Ritchie, ‘Click Here for Fame: How the YouTube Generation Transformed the Face of Arts and Culture’, The Weekend Australian, Review Magazine, 9 September 2017, [PDF] https://t.co/LD4qiRyz1N

Interviewed in James Ried, The phone that could kill Apple and Samsung, The New Daily, 7 September 2017, http://thenewdaily.com.au/life/tech/2017/09/07/huawei-mate-10-apple-samsung/

Interviewed in Matthew Dunn, Facebook backflip on Bad Girls Advice closure and reinstate the controversial group, News.com.au, 24 July 2017, http://www.news.com.au/technology/online/social/facebook-backflip-on-bad-girls-advice-closure-and-reinstate-the-controversial-group/news-story/15f05d711fe62dffde5c7139a18e6749

Interviewed in Jessica Haynes, House of Cards: A non-binger’s guide to avoiding streaming TV spoilers, ABC News, 31 May 2017, http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-05-31/how-to-avoid-tv-spoilers-house-of-cards/8571592

Interviewed in James Reid, Can Facebook TV become the ‘new Netflix’?, The New Daily, 9 May 2017, http://thenewdaily.com.au/life/tech/2017/05/09/can-facebook-become-the-new-netflix/

Interviewed in Robyn Ironside, Stunning Shots: Australia is World No.1 on Facebook and Instagram, Escape, 4 May 2017, http://www.escape.com.au/australia/stunning-shots-australia-is-world-no1-on-facebook-and-instagram/news-story/9974374bb2452288b2060b3bd84d5958

Interviewed by Em Burrows, Facebook Monitoring, The Morning Mag, RTR FM 92.1, 3 May 2017, 9.10am. [Radio] https://rtrfm.com.au/story/claims-facebook-monitors-moods-targets-advertisements/ [Mp3] [Radio]

Interviewed in Rachel Clun, Elon Musk posted an intimate photo with girlfriend Amber Heard at the Gold Coast, The Sydney Morning Herald, 24 April 2017, http://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/celebrity/why-elon-musk-posted-an-intimate-photo-with-girlfriend-amber-heard-from-gold-coast-20170424-gvr07s.html

Interviewed in Cara Waters, Jules Lund takes Tribe international with $5 million in funding, The Age, 11 April 2017, http://www.theage.com.au/small-business/trends/jules-lund-takes-tribe-international-with-5-million-in-funding-20170409-gvhftv.html

Interviewed in Phoebe Wearne, Active on the net, The West Australian, 6 April 2017, p. 13.

Interviewed by Patricia Karvelas, Is Donald Trump’s tweeting good for Twitter?, RN Drive, Radio National, 13 February 2017, 6.40pm. http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/drive/is-donald-trumps-tweeting-good-for-twitter/8266326 [Radio]

Interviewed in Syan Dougherty, Sharenting, Today Tonight Perth, Channel 7, 6.30pm, 31 January 2017. https://youtu.be/DZ9RGYN031E [TV]


Interviewed by Rebecca De Unamuno, Dealing with Digital Death, ABC 702 Sydney, Evenings, 6 December 2016, 8.45pm. [Radio]

Interviewed by Kier Shorey, Managing Social Media After Death, ABC Far North Queensland, Breakfast, 9.15am, 2 December 2016. [Radio]

Interviewed in Jessica Haynes, Netflix and fly? Streaming service now offers downloads, ABC News, 1 December 2016, http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-12-01/netflix-announces-download-service/8082020

Interviewed by James Valentine, Memorials on Social Media,  702 Sydney, Afternoons, 24 November 2016, 3.15pm [Mp3] [Radio]

Interviewed in Babs McHugh, Mine group claims Twitter account hacked to post anti-renewable rants after SA blackout, ABC Rural, 25 October 2016, http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-10-25/chamber-mines-closes-twitter-account-it-says-was-hacked/7960672

Interviewed by Lisa Herbert, Anti-Renewable Energy Twitterbots, NT Country Hour, 105.7 ABC Darwin, 25 October 2016, 1.51pm. [Radio]

Interviewed by Belinda Varischetti, A Stream of Anti-Renewable Rants, WA Country Hour, ABC South West WA, 25 October 2016, 12.23pm. [Radio]

Interviewed by Chris Moran, Facebook’s US Endorsement Function, RTR FM 92.1, The Mag, 20 October 2016, 10.50am. [Radio]

Interviewed in Peter Marsh, Facebook adds option for users to endorse Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton, ABC News, 19 October 2016, http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-10-19/facebook-allows-presidential-endorsements/7945068

Interviewed by Lyrella Cochrane, Facebook Memorials, Arvos, ABC Darwin 105.7, 18 October 2016, 3.40pm. [Mp3] [Radio]

Interviewed by Cassie McCullagh, Being Yourself Online, Life Matters, Radio National, 17 October 2016, 6.35am, http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/lifematters/being-yourself-online/7937704 [Radio]

Interviewed by Shannon Schubert, Young People and Social Media, Panorama, SYN FM 97.5, 9 September 2016, 4.30pm. [Radio]

Interviewed by Barry Nicholls, Social Media and the Kalgoolie Riots, Statewide Drive, ABC Northwest, 1 September, 4.09pm. [Radio]

Interviewed in Nathan Brooks, Perth’s Internet Slow Lane, Channel Nine News, Perth, 31 August 2016, 6.32pm [TV] https://www.facebook.com/9NewsPerth/videos/1332325716779585/

Interviewed by Tina Altieri, Perth Pokémon Go Craze, Today Tonight Perth, Channel 7 Perth, 6.40pm, 12 July 2016 [TV] https://youtu.be/ayc5hhrdj70

Interviewed by Rosanna Mangiarelli, Smartphone App Pokémon Go, Today Tonight Adelaide, Channel 7 Adelaide, 6.34pm, 12 Jul 2016. [TV]

Interviewed by Caitlin Neinaber, All Things Pokemon Go, Breakfast with Caitlin, RTRFM, 8.45am, 12 July 2016. [Radio]

Interviewed by Sammy Beniac-Brooks, Celebrities and Social Media Influence, SYN FM, 4.51pm, 4 July 2016. [Radio] [Mp3]

Interviewed by Gemma Veness, Online Trolling in Australia, ABC News 24, Sydney (re-broadcast Australia-wide), 7.47pm, 21 June 2016. [TV] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ifcw1rVceiM

Interviewed by Barry Nichols, Racism on Facebook, ABC North West WA, Statewide Drive, 3.20pm, 21 June 2016. [Radio]

Interviewed by Kirste and Morro, Why Videos Go Viral, 98.5FM, Brekky, 8.10am, 9 June 2016, [Radio] [Mp3]

Interviewed by Barry Nicholls, All About Social Media, ABC NorthWest WA, Drive, 4.25pm, 1 June 2016. [Radio]

Interiewed by Simon Marnie, Viral Videos, 702 ABC Sydney, Weekends, 11.17am, 28 May 2016. [Radio]

Interviewed in Anthony Colangelo, Going viral: why we’re addicted to online distractions, The New Daily, 23 May 2016, http://thenewdaily.com.au/life/2016/05/23/chewbacca-mum-viral-video/

Interviewed by James Valentine, Why Videos Go Viral, Afternoons, 702 ABC Sydney, 23 May 2016, 2.36pm. [Radio] [Mp3]

Interviewed in Eliza Laschon, WA artists share their secrets to building a successful career from YouTube fame, ABC News, 14 May 2016, http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-05-14/how-youtube-fame-is-translating-to-online-careers-for-wa-artists/7414612

Interviewed in Jade Jurewicz, The Too Clean Diet, Sunday Times, STM, Perth, 1 May 2016, pp. 6-9. http://www.perthnow.com.au/news/western-australia/stm/orthorexia-why-the-too-clean-diet-spread-by-social-media-is-pure-hell/news-story/0c7e5bc3ca2ea7970a882e09220646d0

Interviewed for Tim McMillan and Emmy Kubainski,”The State Government pushes for a single digital ID for WA”, National Nine News, Channel Nine, Perth, 29 April 2016, 6.10pm [TV]

Interviewed in Peter Lloyd, Private sector data retention dwarfs the stuff government makes the telcos keep, PM, 666 ABC Canberra (& elsewhere), 6.33pm, 15 April 2016, http://www.abc.net.au/pm/content/2016/s4444174.htm [Radio]

Interviewed by Peter Bell, The Impact of Mobile Phones, Afternoons, 6PR 882 Perth, 14 April 2016, 2.50pm [Radio]

Interviewed in Cat Rodie, “I’m not ready to go yet” – Death in the time of Facebook, Australian Women’s Weekly, 31 March 2016, http://www.aww.com.au/latest-news/im-not-ready-to-go-yet-death-in-the-time-of-facebook-26284

Interviewed on Today Tonight, Perth Smart Homes, Channel 7, Perth, 31 March 2016, 6.52pm [TV]

Interviewed in Ray Sparvell, Sex for sale on social media as Perth brothels and escorts compete for business, WA Today, 31 March 2016, http://www.watoday.com.au/wa-news/sex-for-sale-on-social-media-as-perth-brothels-and-escorts-compete-for-business-20160330-gnuhv7.html

Interviewed in Emma Wynne, What happens to your social media accounts when you die?, ABC News, 29 March 2016, http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-03-29/what-happens-to-your-social-media-accounts-when-you-die/7281832

Interviewed by James Lush, What happens to your social media profile when you die?, Breakfast, 720 Perth, 24 March 2016, 6.48am [Radio] [Mp3]

Interviewed by Jordan Fennell, Social Media Platforms, SYN FM, Melbourne, 15 Mar 2016, 4:33PM [Radio]

Interviewed by Andrew Collins, Parents Posting Kids Photos on Facebook, Statewide Drive, ABC NorthWest WA, 4.45pm, 8 March 2016. [Radio]

Interviewed by Adam Shand, Digital Detoxing, Drive, 6PR 882 Perth, 4 March 2016, 3.10pm [Radio]

Interviewed in Liam Croy, Digital ‘detox’ retreats on offer, The West Australian, 27 February 2016, https://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/wa/a/30939323/digital-detox-retreats-on-offer/

Interviewed in Emily Blatchford,Multiple Generations On Social Media Are Major Source Of User Frustration, Huffington Post Australia, 24 February 2016, http://www.huffingtonpost.com.au/2016/02/23/multiple-generations-social-media_n_9301820.html

Interviewed by Jane Marwick, Facebook and Virtual Reality, Drive, 720 Perth,  23 February 2016, 4.35pm. [Radio] [Mp3]

Interviewed in Emily Blatchford, Why Posting Pictures Of Kids On Social Media Doesn’t Float Every Parent’s Boat, Huffington Post Australia, 8 February 2016, http://www.huffingtonpost.com.au/2016/02/07/can-i-post-photos-of-other-peoples-children_n_9184560.html?utm_hp_ref=australia


Interviewed in Andrea Lewis, “The revolution will be available on demand”, CITE, 26, Curtin University, Summer 2015/16, pp. 24-25, http://news.curtin.edu.au/cite/stories/the-revolution-will-be-available-on-demand/

Interviewed by Jane Marwick, The London Stabbings, Social Media and Bystanders, Afternoons, 720 Perth,  8 December 2015, 2.20pm. [Radio]

Interviewed in Shane Wright, ‘What’s behind the Star Wars phenomenon’, The West Australian, 3 December 2015, p. 26, https://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/entertainment/a/30252680/watch-the-top-20-star-wars-moments/

Interviewed by Patricia Karvelas, Facebook takes the online pain out of breakups, RN Drive, Radio National, 20 November 2015, 6.25pm, http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/drive/facebook-breakups/6960238 [Radio]

Interviewed by Christine Layton, Advertising and Authenticity on Instagram, Drive with Christine, 98.5 Sonshine Fm, 16 November 2015, 3.15pm [Radio]. [Mp3]

Interviewed in Emma Manser, ‘Instafame’ advertising is simply ‘full of lies’, The New Daily, 10 November 2015, http://thenewdaily.com.au/life/2015/11/10/instafame-legal-perils/

Interviewed in Ray Sparvell, Fremantle Dockers’ dalliance with NBA superstars ‘word of mouth on steroids’, WA Today, 6 November 2015, http://www.watoday.com.au/afl/fremantle-dockers/fremantle-dockers-dalliance-with-nba-superstars-word-of-mouth-on-steroids-20151105-gkrqqh.html#ixzz3qgkpBL59

Interviewed in Monica Kos, Perth Punter Bet Lost on Facebook, Today Tonight (WA), Channel 7, 5 November 2015, 6.30pm. [TV]

Interviewed by Jane Marwick, Essena O’Neill and Instafame, Afternoons, 720 Perth,  4 November 2015, 1.45pm. [Radio] [Mp3]

Interviewed by Patricia Karvelas, Facebook makes past posts searchable, RN Drive, Radio National, 23 October 2015, 6.25pm, http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/drive/facebook-makes-past-posts-searchable/6880994 [Radio]

Interviewed in Louise Merrillees, While big corporations track your every move, small businesses warned they are at risk of being left behind, ABC News, 27 September 2015, http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-09-27/small-businesses-must-engage-with-social-media/6801698

Interviewed by Barry Nicholls, Death on Facebook, Drive, ABC North West WA,  4.20pm, 18 September 2015 [Radio] [Mp3]

Interviewed by Tanya Bunter, Facebook’s Dislike Button?, Morning Magazine, RTR FM 92.1, 9.50am , 17 September 2015 [Radio]

Interviewed in Mark Gibson, Facebook Fight Clubs, Today Tonight, Channel 7 Perth, 6.30pm, 20 August 2015. [TV]

Interviewed in Liam Croy, ‘Fur flies as cats rule the ratings’, The West Australian, 18 August 2015, p.3, https://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/wa/a/29285153/fur-flies-as-cats-rule-the-ratings/

Interviewed by Barry Nicholls, Facebook’s Pride Rainbow Effect, Statewide Drive, ABC Northwest WA, Monday, 29 June 5:23pm [Radio]

Interviewed by Leona D’Vaz, Piracy Sites Blocked in Australia, ArtBeat, RTR FM 92.1, 9.10am, 25 June 2015. http://rtrfm.com.au/story/piracy-sites-blocked-in-australia/ [Radio]

Interviewed by Will Goodings, Perceptions of ICT Workers in Australia, Afternoons, 5AA Adelaide, 16 June 2015, 1.15pm [Radio]

Interviewed in  Jorge Branco, How does Facebook treat a dead person’s profile?, Brisbane Times, 11 May 2015, http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/queensland/how-does-facebook-treat-a-dead-persons-profile-20150510-ggyclj.html

Interviewed in Robyn Ironside, Exclusive tweet to millions, Adelaide Advertiser, Adelaide, 4 May 2015, p. 8.

Interviewed in Robyn Ironside, Twitter announcement is keeping royals relevant, Daily Telegraph, Sydney, 4 May 2015, p. 28.

Interviewed in Kate Emery, Mum panned for Facebook oversharing, The West Australian, 17 April 2015, p. 11. https://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/a/27162862/doting-mum-sparks-facebook-fury/

Interviewed in Camilla Peffer, What The Fashion: Social media and fashion sounds a lot like online dating these days, The Vine, 27 March 2015, http://www.thevine.com.au/fashion/news/what-the-fashion-social-media-and-fashion-sounds-a-lot-like-online-dating-these-days-20150327-298467/

Interviewed by Chris Ilsley, When Online Hoaxes Go Viral, Perth Tonight, 882 6PR Perth, 17 March 2015, 8.25pm. [Radio]

Interviewed in ‘West Australians are earning thousands of dollars just by going online and asking’, GWN7 News, 5.36pm, 16 March 2015, https://au.gwn7.yahoo.com/w1/video/-/watch/26685386/the-easy-way-to-get-money-but-is-it-a-scam/ [TV]

Interviewed in Mary Ward, Tinder’s new paid service will cost more for over-30s, The Sydney Morning Herald, 3 March 2015, http://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/life/family-relationships-and-sex/tinders-new-paid-service-will-cost-more-for-over30s-20150303-13taou.html

Interviewed by Mark Gibson, Why The Dress Went Viral, The Weekender, 882 6PR, 12.15pm, 1 March 2015. [Radio]

Interviewed in Belinda Wilkinson, Online Bullying of Adults, Today Tonight Perth, Channel 7, 6.30pm, 25 February 2015. [TV] http://youtu.be/YsgLoxpfPnM

Interviewed in Robyn Ironside, Travellers shy away from Bali, Herald Sun, 18 February 2015, http://www.heraldsun.com.au/travel/travel-news/travellers-shy-away-from-bali/story-fni0bieo-1227224619126

Interviewed in Camilla Peffer, Kendall Jenner is not going anywhere and it’s all our fault, The Vine, 4 February 2014, http://www.thevine.com.au/fashion/life/kendall-jenner-is-not-going-anywhere-and-its-all-our-fault-20150204-293897/?page=1

Interviewed by Sinead Mangan, All Things Snapchat, Drive, ABC720 Perth, 5.10pm, 5 January 2014. [Radio]

Interviewed by Kim Mothershaw, Death and Facebook, Drive, 4BC Brisbane, 3.30pm, 1 January 2015 [Radio]


Interviewed in Hannah Francis, ‘Algorithmic cruelty’: Facebook slammed, The Age, 27 December 2014, p. 7, http://www.theage.com.au/digital-life/digital-life-news/algorithmic-cruelty-facebooks-year-in-review-feature-criticised-for-being-insensitive-20141226-12dvt2.html

Interviewed in Stephen Stockwell, Facebook Friends, Brisbane Breakfast, 612 ABC Brisbane, 7.40am, 4 December 2014 [Radio].

Interviewed in Tom Tilley, “Hear Bill get grilled… and meeting all your Facebook friends IRL!”, Hacked, Triple J, 2 December 2014, 5.30pm, http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/triplej/hack/daily/hack_tues_2014_12_2.mp3 [Radio]

Interviewed in Rebecca Brewin, When social media announces death before the police, ABC Goldfields, 25 November 2014, http://www.abc.net.au/local/stories/2014/11/24/4135038.htm

Interviewed by Kirstyn March, ‘Social Media and Death’, ABC Goldfields WA, Mornings, 21 Nov 2014 10:20am [Radio]

Interviewed by Matthew Karstunen, ‘A Virtual You Upon Passing and the Implications’, The Daily, 2SER Sydney, 6 November 2014, http://www.2ser.com/component/k2/item/11944-a-virtual-you-upon-passing-and-the-implications  [Radio]

Interviewed in Oliver Peterson, ‘Electric Love’, Channel Nine News Perth, 6.28pm, 27 October 2014, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1JP5G5DBt_g [TV]

Interviewed in Hannah Francis, ‘Hipster social network Ello set to up the ante for Facebook’, The Age, 30 September 2014, http://www.theage.com.au/digital-life/digital-life-news/hipster-social-network-ello-set-to-up-the-ante-for-facebook-20140930-10num8.html

Interviewed by Adam Shirley, Regarding Online Footprints and Deleting Your Past, ABC 666 Canberra, Drive, 29 Sep 2014, 4:08pm [Radio].

Interviewed in Jenna Clarke, ‘Lara and Sam hit delete’, Sydney Morning Herald, 27 September 2014, p. 24.

Interviewed in Jenna Clarke, ‘Lara Bingle and Sam Worthington delete their relationship from social media’, Sydney Morning Herald, 26 September 2014, http://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/celebrity/lara-bingle-and-sam-worthington-delete-their-relationship-from-social-media-20140926-10mhlr.html#ixzz3EOt5tbXZ

Interviewed in Tanya Evans , ‘App Warning’, 9 News Perth, Channel 9, Perth, 24 September 2014, 6.10pm, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ovNYoyOz5BQ [TV] (Also syndicated to Channel 9, Melbourne.)

Interviewed in Matt Tinney, ‘Expensive App’, 9 News Perth, Channel 9, Perth, 22 September 2014, 6.16pm, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E9i6G0LIW0o [TV]

Interviewed in Patrick Begley, ‘Jennifer Lawrence and 4chan: inside the internet’s dark fringe’, Sydney Morning Herald, 2 September 2014, http://www.smh.com.au/digital-life/digital-life-news/jennifer-lawrence-and-4chan-inside-the-internets-dark-fringe-20140902-10b9pn.html

Interviewed by Barry Nicholls, Regarding Social media, community connections and vigilantism, ABC North West, 4.15pm, 12 August 2014 [Radio]

Interviewed in Sam Kelton, ‘Female Popeyes punch on along banks of Torrens as friends film the melee on mobile phones’, The Adelaide Advertiser, 7 August 2014, http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/news/south-australia/female-popeyes-punch-on-along-banks-of-torrens-as-friends-film-the-melee-on-mobile-phones/story-fni6uo1m-1227017301916

Interviewed by Paul Murray, Re Digital Piracy and Policy in Australia, Drive, 6PR, 4.20pm, 6 August 2014 [Radio]

Interviewed by Naomi Christensen, Regarding Social Media and Community Perceptions of Crime, ABC South West WA, 10.20, 29 July 2014 [Radio]

Interviewed by Mackenzie Dixon, Regarding Social Media and Aging Demographics, Drive, 98.5 Sonshine FM, 4.45pm, 29 May 2014 [Radio]

Interviewed by Gillian O’Shaughnessy, Regarding Digital Detoxing, Afternoons, 720 ABC Perth, 1.15pm, 25 March 2014 [Radio]

Interviewed by James Hall, An Online Magna Carta?, Morning Magazine, RTR FM 92.1, 10.20am, 18 March 2014 [Radio]

Interviewed by John McGlue, Regarding Twitter Hacking and Strong Passwords, Drive, 720 ABC Perth, 3.05pm, 17 March 2014 [Radio]

Interviewed by Geoff Hutchinson, Regarding the Web’s 25th Birthday, Mornings, 720 ABC Perth, 10.50am, 10 March 2014 [Radio]

Interviewed in Tanya Evans, ‘Online Etiquette’, Channel 9 News, Perth, 6pm, 4 March 2014, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h8mzshrnv8s [TV]

Interviewed by Dominic Knight, Regarding Unintended Consequences of Social Media Posts, Evenings, 702 ABC Sydney, 7.10pm, 4 March 2014. [Radio]

Interviewed by Cristy-Lee Macqueen, Regarding Trolls, Bullies and Social Media, ABC North West WA, 26 February 2014, 10.40am [Radio]

Interviewed by Saskia Edwards, ‘Facebook buys WhatsApp for $19 billion’, The Wire, Radio Adelaide, Adelaide (and syndicated nationally), Friday, 21 February 2014, http://www.thewire.org.au/storyDetail.aspx?ID=11258 [Radio]

Interviewed by Daniel Cleary, ‘Ten Years of Facebook’, Morning Magazine, RTR FM 92.1, 10.10am, 5 February 2014 [Radio].

Interviewed in Bethany Hiatt, ‘Net a ‘drain’ on young brains’, The West Australian, 21 January 2014, p. 10.


Interviewed for Phoebe Wearne, Natalie Brown and Daniel Emerson, ‘Leavers warned over photos’, The West Australian, 27 November 2013, http://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/a/-/breaking/20035776/leavers-warned-over-photos/

Interviewed by Peter Barr, ‘Hooray for Who 50, Breakfast with Barr, RTR FM 92.1, 7.20am, 25 November 2013 [Radio] http://rtrfm.com.au/story/hooray-for-who-50/

Interviewed for Anna Leask, ‘Selfies: they began wiht a fat lip’, The New Zealand Herald, 23 November 2013, http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11161

Interviewed by Peter Barr, ‘The Doctor is 50’, Breakfast with Barr, RTR FM 92.1, 7.10am, 22 November 2013 [Radio] http://rtrfm.com.au/story/50-years-of-adventures-in-time-and-space/

Interviewed in Aleisha Orr, ‘Twitter playing a role in #bushfire emergencies, The Age, 5 November 2013, http://www.theage.com.au/technology/technology-news/twitter-playing-a-role-in-bushfire-emergencies-20131104-2wwgx.html

Interviewed in Philippa Lees, ‘New website shows you how to vanish from the internet, almost’, NineMSN: Lifestyle, 26 August 2013, http://lifestyle.ninemsn.com.au/article.aspx?id=8712656

Interviewed for ‘Explicit Site Shut Down’, Golden West News, GWN 7, Regional WA, 23 August 2013,, 5.30pm [TV], http://au.gwn7.yahoo.com/w1/video/-/watch/18629706/explicit-site-shut-down/

Interviewed in Julie Hare, ‘Unis give Facebook the thumbs up’, The Australian, 23 August 2013, http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/unis-give-facebook-the-thumbs-up/story-e6frgcjx-1226702340733

Interviewed by Chris Coleman regarding Digital Shadows Online, Statewide Afternoons, ABC NSW, 2.15pm, 8 August 2013. [Radio] [MP3]

Interviewed in Jillian McHugh, ‘Offspring fans share heartbreak with band in Twitter mix-up’, WA Today, 8 August  2013, htttp://www.watoday.com.au/entertainment/tv-and-radio/offspring-fans-share-heartbreak-with-band-in-twitter-mixup-20130808-2rj7s.html#ixzz2bLsc4OH0

Interviewed by Adam Shirley regarding Australian Politics and Social Media, Drive, ABC 666 Canberra, 7 August 2013. [Radio]

Interviewed by Peter Barr regarding the Peter Capaldi playing Doctor Who, Breakfast with Barr, RTR FM (92.1), 5 August 2013, 7.10am [Radio]

Interviewed in Oliver Peterson, ‘Social Media election campaigning ‘, 7.30 Report WA, ABC1, 26 July 2013, http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-07-26/social-media-election-campaigning/4847470 [TV]

Interviewed by James Hall regarding The Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Rolling Stone Cover, RTR FM’s ArtBeat, RTR FM (92.1), 19 July 2013, 10.15am [Radio] [Mp3]

Interviewed in Angela Hawksford, ‘Confessions of an online troll’, The Vine, 8 July 2013, http://thevine.com.au/music/news/confessions-of-an-online-troll/

Interviewed in Rhianna King, “Offensive Facebook web page shut down”, The West Australian, 26 June 2013, p. 9. http://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/a/-/breaking/17749993/offensive-facebook-web-page-shut-down/

Interviewed in Jerrie Demasi, ‘’Rate your mates’ app the new match-making craze’, WA Today, 25 June 2013, http://www.watoday.com.au/wa-news/rate-your-mates-app-the-new-matchmaking-craze-20130624-2ot1g.html

Interviewed in Erienne Lette, “Soundwave promoter AJ Maddah verbally abuses Perth woman in Twitter tirade”, Perth Now, 13 June 2013, http://www.perthnow.com.au/news/western-australia/soundwave-promoter-aj-maddah-verbally-abuses-perth-woman-phoebe-dean-in-twitter-tirade/story-fnhocxo3-1226663395715

Interviewed by Glenn Barndon regarding Online Privacy and PRISM, Mornings, ABC Midwest and Wheatbelt, 11 June 2013. [Radio]

Interviewed in Cassie McCullagh and Jason Di Rosso, ‘Magazine Wars, Hugh Jackman and Matt Smith’, The List, Radio National, 7 June  2013, http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/thelist/magazine-wars2c-hugh-jackman-and-matt-smith/4734892  [Radio]

Interviewed in Oliver Peterson, ‘Exclusive clubs are opening their doors and dropping fees to attract younger members’, ABC1, 7.30 Report WA, 10 May 2013, http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-05-10/exclusive-clubs-are-opening-their-doors-and/4683164  [TV]

Interviewed by Moyd Kay and Loretta Ryan regarding the Fortieth Anniversary of the Mobile Phone, 4BC, Brisbane Afternoons, 5 April 2012. [Radio]

Interviewed in Jillian McHugh, ‘’Selfies’ just as much for the insecure as show-offs’, WA Today, 3 April 2012, http://www.watoday.com.au/business/media-and-marketing/selfies-just-as-much-for-the-insecure-as-showoffs-20130403-2h6ow.html

Interviewed in Cassie McCullagh and Jason Di Rosso, ‘Online Life (and Death) and the Culture of Thrones’, The List, Radio National, 29 March 2013, http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/thelist/the-list-27-march-good-friday/4595428  [Radio]

Interviewed by Russell Woolf regarding the Inescapability of Email, 720 ABC Perth, Drive, 27 March 2013, 4.50pm. [Radio]

Interviewed in Rania Spooner, ‘Facebook kills reunion thrills’, WA Today, 25 March 25, 2013, http://www.watoday.com.au/comment/facebook-kills-reunion-thrills-20130322-2gl4c.html

Interviewed by Chris Coleman regarding Facebook and Statistical Profiles, Statewide Afternoons, ABC Illawarra, 3.10pm, 18 March 2013. [Radio]

Interviewed regarding Social Media Fatigue, Channel 7, Perth, Nightly News, 6.11PM, 12 March 2013. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JuJLI7sCmK4 [TV]

Interviewed in Jerrie Demasi, ‘Why my friends are dummy voting’, WA Today, 8 March 2013, http://www.watoday.com.au/comment/why-my-friends-are-dummy-voting-20130308-2fpyv.html

Interviewed by Tim Bennett ‘New service allows users to tweet after death’, The Wire, 2SER Sydney, 6.20pm, 4 March 2013. [Radio] [Mp3] http://www.thewire.org.au/storyDetail.aspx?ID=10094

Interviewed in Rick Morton, ‘Facebook from beyond the grave’, The Australian, 25 February 2013, p. 11. http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/features/facebook-from-beyond-the-grave/story-e6frg6z6-1226584590690

Interviewed in Rania Spooner ‘Perth’s vicious dog fighting hoax’ WA Today, 20 February 2013, http://www.watoday.com.au/wa-news/perths-vicious-dog-fighting-hoax-20130220-2erhs.html?rand=1361344924086

Interviewed Re Parents Managing Kids’ Identities on Facebook, ABC Gold Coast, 1 February 2013, 9.45am. [Radio]

Interviewed in Kristin Shorten, ‘Foetusbook the new Facebook for parents’, News.Com.AU, 30 January 2013, http://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/parenting/foetusbook-the-new-facebook-for-parents/story-fnet08xa-1226565124482

Interviewed for Rebecca Trigger, ‘Giant swells make tourism waves’, The West Australian, 25 January 2013, p. 3. http://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/a/-/breaking/15949704/giant-swells-make-tourism-waves/

Interviewed Re Snapchat and Youth Mobile Phone Safety on MIX 94.5, The Bunch (Breakfast), 7.10am, 7 January 2013. [Radio]

Interviewed for Katie Robertson, ‘Warning on new apps’, Sunday Tasmanian, 6 January 2013, p. 13.

Interviewed for Katie Robertson, ‘Teens in sexting app trap’, Sunday Times, 6 January 2013, p. 1. http://www.perthnow.com.au/news/western-australia/teenagers-embrace-new-secret-sexting-craze-on-smartphones/story-e6frg13u-1226548210148


Interviewed for Katie Robertson, ‘More than fireworks for cracker year’, Sunday Times, 30 December 2012, p. 22.

Interviewed by Andy Snelling, ‘Instagram’s Terms of Use’, RTR FM’s Morning Magazine, RTR FM (92.1), December 20 2012, 9.30am [Radio]

Interviewed for ‘Train surfers’ caught but fined less than ticket cost’, Golden West News, GWN 7, Regional WA, 19 December 2012, 5.30pm [TV], http://au.gwn7.yahoo.com/w3/news/a/-/local/15679528/train-surfers-caught-but-fined-less-than-ticket-cost-video/

Interviewed for Jerrie Demasi, ‘Facebook photo ‘Armageddon’’, The Age, 5 December 2012, http://www.theage.com.au/digital-life/digital-life-news/facebook-photo-armageddon-20121205-2av06.html

Interviewed for Nick Galvin, ‘Just hook it into our veins’, Sun Herald, Sydney, 21 October 2012, p. 15, http://www.smh.com.au/digital-life/digital-life-news/just-hook-it-into-our-veins-20121018-27s6e.html

Interviewed by Gillian O’Shaughnessy, On Facebook and Privacy, Afternoons, ABC 720 Perth, 2.32 PM 2 October 2012 .[Radio]

Interviewed by John Cecil, On YouTube, Global Media Sharing and Anti-Islamic Sentiment. Mornings, ABC South Coast WA, 10.45am 19 September 2012. [Radio]

Interviewed by John McGlue, On Trolls and Policing Social Media, Morning Magazine, ABC 720 Perth, 10.05am 10 September 2012. [Radio]

Interviewed regarding Facebook, Bullying and Social Media Literacy, ABC 720 Perth, 7.45am 6 September 2012. [Radio]

Interviewed by Fiona Poole, On Beyonce, Social Media and World Humanitarian Day, Statewide Afternoons, ABC Illawarra, 2.10pm 20 August 2012. [Radio]

Interviewed for Debra Jopson, ‘Digital never dies – but it may be out of reach when we do’, Sydney Morning Herald, 16 June 2012, p 1. http://www.smh.com.au/digital-life/digital-life-news/digital-never-dies–but-it-may-be-out-of-reach-when-we-do-20120615-20fes.html

Interviewed by John Cecil, On Facebook and Over-sharing. Mornings, ABC South Coast WA, 10.20am 30 May 2012. [Radio]

Invited presentation: ‘How Will Young People Deal With 5000 Baby Photos on Facebook?’, Media 140: Digital Family, Perth, 28 April 2012. [Slides]

Interviewed regarding Parents and Facebook, Twin Cities FM 89.7FM, 8.40am 27 April 2012 [Mp3] [Radio]

Interviewed for Louise Burke, ‘Parents net habits face scrutiny’, The West Australian, 26 April 2012, p. 18. http://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/a/-/breaking/13523329/parents-net-habits-face-scrutiny/

Interviewed by Russell Woolf on ABC 720 Perth, Drive Time, 3.35pm, 4 April 2012, Regarding Facebook and Death. [Radio]

Interviewed for Lindsay McPhee, “Social media sustains young”, The West Australian, 22 March 2012,http://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/a/-/news/13234095/social-media-sustains-young/.

Interviewed by Cristy-Lee Macqueen on ABC North West (Karratha), ‘Mornings’ 11.15am, 9 March 2012. On ‘Kony 2012 – making him famous’ [Mp3] [Radio]

Interviewed by Bren McGurk on RTR FM’s Morning Magazine, RTR FM (92.1), 10.10am, 3 March 2012, ‘Google Privacy Changes’ [Mp3] [Radio]

Interviewed by Ben Ainslie on RTR FM’s Morning Magazine, RTR FM (92.1), 9.30am, 18 January 2012, ‘SOPA Internet Strike’ [Mp3] [Radio]


Interviewed for Sheryl-Lee Kerr, ‘”Nail in the coffin” for Blackberry maker.’ The Sunday Times. 22 October 2011, http://www.perthnow.com.au/news/western-australia/nail-in-the-coffin-for-blackberry-maker/story-e6frg13u-1226173833802.

Interviewed for Louise Burke, ‘Total Exposure’, The Weekend West, 8 October 2011, pp. 64-65. [PDF]

Interviewed for Simon White, ‘Google+ Faces one hell of a catch-up chase’, WA Today, 30 September 2011, http://www.watoday.com.au/technology/google-faces-one-hell-of-a-catchup-chase-20110929-1kz7f.html

Interviewed for Anthony Deceglie, ‘Windows Touch-Up’, The Sunday Times, 18 September 2011, p. 30.

Interviewed for Sheryl-Lee Kerr, ‘Text gets last rites’, The Sunday Times, 21 August 2011, p. 24. [PDF]

Interviewed by Richard Glover on 702 ABC Sydney’s ‘Drive’, 4.10pm, 9 June 2011, On Viral Videos [Mp3] [Radio]

Interviewed for Lee-Maree Gallo, ‘How do you catch the viral phenomenon?’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 9 June 2011, http://www.smh.com.au/technology/how-do-you-catch-the-viral-phenomenon-20110607-1fqo8.html

Interviewed for Jake Sturmer ‘Smart Phones Outsmarting Users’, 7.30 Report Perth, 7.30pm, Perth, 13 May 2011. [TV] http://www.abc.net.au/news/video/2011/05/13/3216722.htm

Interviewed by Niki Morrell on ABC North West (Karratha), ‘Mornings’ 10.20am, 15 April 2011. On the FMG/Yindjibarndi Dispute and Social Media [Radio]

Interviewed for Alice Pooley ‘Facebook: Online Crime’, TEN Nightly News, 5pm, Perth, 8 April 2011. [TV] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6U1TU4cYt-k

Interviewed for Aja Styles and Lucy Rickard, ‘Online racism rife, Aboriginal Legal Service chief claims’,WA Today, 21 February 2011, http://www.watoday.com.au/wa-news/online-racism-rife-aboriginal-legal-service-chief-claims-20110217-1axsl.html

Interviewed by Ben Ainslie on RTR FM’s Morning Magazine, RTF FM (92.1), 9.30am, 1 February 2011, ‘The Revolution Will Be Tweeted’ [Mp3] [Radio]

Interviewed by Kate Stephens on RTR FM’s ‘Morning Magazine’, RTR FM (92.1), 9.10am, 21 January 2011, ‘Use of social media during Queensland floods – help or hinder?’, [Mp3] [Radio]


Interviewed by Geoff Hutchison on 720 ABC Perth’s ‘The Morning Show’, 9.40am, 10 November 2010, On Facebook & Trolls [Mp3] [Radio]

Interviewed for Louise Burke, ‘Chat like never before’, The West Australian, 9 October 2010, pp. 32-4. [PDF] [Related video.]

Interviewed by Travis Collins on RTR FM’s ‘Morning Magazine’, RTR FM (92.1), 9.45am, 18 August 2010, ‘Green’s Internet Policy’ [Mp3] [Radio]

Interviewed by Travis Collins on RTR FM’s ‘Morning Magazine’, RTR FM (92.1), 9.15am, 11 August 2010, ‘Liberal Broadband Policy’ [Mp3] [Radio]

Interviewed by Rob Fadaely on RTR FM’s ‘Morning Magazine’, RTR FM (92.1), 9.30am, 13 July 2010, ‘Doctor Net Filter‘, [Mp3] [Radio]

Interviewed for Andrew Tillett, ‘MPs turn to tweet power to woo voters’, The West Australian, 16 June 2010, p, 32.

Interviewed for David Gear, ‘Teach kids e-stranger danger’, Wanneroo Times, 1 June 2010, p. 7.

Interviewed by Meri Fatin on RTR FM’s ‘Morning Magazine’, RTR FM (92.1), 9.30am, 6 May 2010, ‘Twit … or Twat?’, [Mp3] [Radio]

Interviewed by Amy Whittaker on 2MCE-FM’s ‘Homepage’, 2.30pm, 16 April 2010. [Radio]

Interview by Jarrod Watt for ABC’s Heywire, ‘What you say on Facebook will follow you around the rest of your life‘, 25 March 2010. [Mp3]

Interviewed by Meri Fatin on RTR FM’s ‘Morning Magazine’, RTR FM (92.1), 10.10am, 4 March 2010, ‘Filter This?‘ [Mp3] [Radio]

Interviewed by Jamie Macdonald on RTR FM’s ‘Morning Magazine’, RTR FM (92.1), 10.20am, 16 February 2010, ‘WTF? Death of newspapers is premature?’ [Radio]

Interviewed by Meri Fatin on RTR FM’s ‘Morning Magazine’, RTR FM (92.1), 4 February 2010 ‘The Blog Strikes Back‘ [Mp3] [Radio]


Interviewed by Damian Smith on RTR FM’s ‘Morning Magazine’, RTR FM (92.1), 16 December 2009 ‘Your Net Under Threat‘ [Mp3] [Radio]

Interviewed by Laura Nass on RTR FM’s ‘Morning Magazine’, RTR FM (92.1), 2 December 2009 ‘When was your last status regret?’ [Mp3] [Radio]

Interviewed by Oskar McLaren, ‘Rupert Murdoch and the future of news media‘, Radio National Breakfast with Fran Kelly, Radio National Australia, 17 November 2009. [Mp3] [Radio]

Interviewed for Dominic Rushe and Sheryl-Lee Kerr ‘Life in a Flash’, Sunday Times, STM Magazine, August 23 2009, pp. 14-17. [PDF]

Invited panellist discussing the ‘The Changing Landscape of News and Journalism’, at the ‘The Future of Journalism: Blueprint for Progress’ event organised by the Walkley Foundation and Media Alliance, held at the ABC East Perth Centre, Friday 21 August 2009.

Interviewed by Jamie Macdonald on RTR FM’s ‘Morning Magazine’, RTR FM (92.1), 9.10am, 4 August 2009 ‘The iiNet Lawsuit & Filesharing’ [Mp3] [Radio]

Interviewed by Jamie Macdonald on RTR FM’s ‘Morning Magazine’, RTR FM (92.1), 9.10am, 3 February 2009 ‘Facebook is evil now?’ [Mp3] [Radio]


Interviewed for: Rebecca Boteler, ‘Making Money In A Virtual Universe’, Stateline, ABC1 (Western Australia), 7.30, 19 September 2008. [TV]

Interviewed by Nat Jones on RTR FM’s ‘Morning Magazine’, RTR FM (92.1), 9.10am, 17 March 2008. (Talking about social software use by the Australian Defence Force). [Radio]


Invited presentation: ‘Building an Online Presence During Candidature’ for Research Careers Week held by the Postgraduate Students’ Organisation, University of Western Australia, September 2007. [Talk recording available here.]

Interviewed for: Kerr, Sheryl-Lee, ‘Celebs in Cyberspace’ Sunday Times, STM Magazine, September 2 2007, p. 21. [PDF Copy Here]

Interviewed by Laura Miller on RTR FM’s ‘Morning Magazine’, RTR FM (92.1), 10.15am, 31 July 2007. (Talking about Facebook, MySpace, class and Australian politics; listen to the mp3). [Radio]

Interviewed for: Ho, Evana. ‘Tête à tête by net or Twitter over the ether’, The West Australian, 16 May 2007, p. 50. (Scanned image of article here:http://farm1.static.flickr.com/189/501699745_b7c0a15b11_o.jpg).

Interviewed for: Schaer, Cathrin, ‘A Life Less Ordinary,’ Vogue Australia, May 2007, pp. 198-201.

Interviewed for: Waters, Sue, ‘Using Social Software with Students’ and ‘How Universities are using Lectopia to podcast lectures’, Mobile Technology in TAFE Podcast, March 2007,aquaculturepda.podomat… and aquaculturepda.podomat….


Interviewed for: Kempshall, Pete, ‘Space Age’, Sunday Times, STM Magazine, August 27 2006, pp. 12-15. [PDF]

Interviewed for: Kerr, Sheryl-Lee, Kathryn Shine and Gail Williams, ‘Joining Forces’ Sunday Times,STM Magazine, February 19 2006, pp. 12-15. [PDF (pp. 12-13) and PDF (pp. 14-15)]


Interviewed for: Hutchinson, Jane and Sheryl-Lee Kerr, “The eye generation”, Sunday Times, STM Magazine, 30 October 2005, pp. 12-15. [PDF]

Interviewed for: Hotz, Robert Lee, “Camera Phones Give Flashers Unexpected Exposure”, LA Times, September, 6, 2005, simultaneously cross-published in the Chicago Tribune and Sun Sentinel. [Text copy here.]

Profiled in: Kidman, Angus, “Pondering a Journey of 100,000 Words”, The Australian, “IT Alive” Liftout, 12 July 2005, p. 5, (Scanned image of the article here:http://photos22.flickr.com/25386949_8658763197_o.jpg).


Interviewed for: McConnachie, Dahna. “Blogging at the end of the earth”, PC World, 14, October 2004,http://www.pcworld.idg.com.au/index.php/id;715547121;fp;2;fpid;1, simultaneously cross-published in ComputerWorld: The Voice of IT Management and LinuxWorld.Com.Au.

Interviewed on RTRFM Radio’s (92.1 FM) ‘Morning Magazine’ program by Ian Dawson regarding weblogs on 27 October 2004 [Mp3] [Radio]

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