#citizenrelay Searchable Twitter Archive and TAGSExplorer

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We now have in place an infrastructure that uses the #citizenrelay twitter hashtag to pull together a Scotland-wide narrative, focusing on the local but uses a national event to draw out themes that affect the entire country. Using the common web platforms such as Twitter, Youtube, Flickr and Audioboo, we are keen to draw out and visualize stories that emerge on the route. The ones that the mainstream media will not be able to resource, or possibly not be able to tell in terms of their expectations of covering an event such as the Olympic Games.

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The data set has been created by Jennifer M. Jones a Research Associate with the Creative Futures Research Centre, University of West Scotland. Also featured in the Guardian here and here.

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