You can find electronic versions of many of my papers at the ‘official’ QUT repository, eprints, which also tends to be more up-to-date. Work coming out of the Mapping Online Publics project is also documented at the project’s publications page.


Book Chapters

  • Burgess, Jean (2012) YouTube and the formalisation of amateur media. In Hunter, Dan, Lobato, Ramon, Richardson, Megan, & Thomas, Julian (Eds.) Amateur Media : Social, Cultural and Legal Perspectives. Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group), Oxon, United Kingdom.
  • Bruns, Axel & Burgess, Jean E. (2012) Doing blog research. In Arthur, James, Waring, Michael, Coe, Robert, & Hedges, Larry V. (Eds.) Research Methods and Methodologies in Education. SAGE Publications Ltd, Washington DC, United States of Amercia, pp. 202-209.
  • Hjorth, Larissa, Burgess, Jean E., & Richardson, Ingrid (2012) Studying the mobile : locating the field. In Hjorth, Larissa, Burgess, Jean, & Richardson, Ingrid (Eds.) Studying Mobile Media : Cultural Technologies, Mobile Communication, and the iPhone. Routledge, New York, pp. 1-7.
  • Burgess, Jean (2012) The iPhone Moment, the Apple Brand and the creative consumer : From “hackability and usability” to cultural generativity. In Hjorth, Larissa, Richardson, Ingrid, & Burgess, Jean (Eds.) Studying Mobile Media: Cultural Technologies, Mobile Communication, and the iPhone. Routledge, New York; London, pp. 28-42.
  • Burgess, Jean and Marcus Foth (2011) “Show Us Your Mess!” Nexus: New Intersections in Internet Research, Araya, Daniel, Breindl, Yana, & Houghton, Tessa (Eds.), New York: Peter Lang.
  • Burgess, Jean (2011) ‘User-Created Content and Everyday Cultural Practice: Lessons from YouTube.’ Television as Digital Media, edited by James Bennett and Niki Strange, Durham: Duke University Press.
  • Burgess, Jean E. and Banks, John A. (2010) User-Created Content and Online Social Networks. In: Cunningham, Stuart D. and Turner, Graeme (Eds.) The Media and Communications in Australia, (3rd ed.). Allen & Unwin, St. Leonard’s.
  • Burgess, Jean (2010) ‘Remediating Vernacular Creativity: Photography and Cultural Citizenship in the Flickr Photosharing Network.’ Spaces of Vernacular Creativity: Rethinking the cultural economy. Edited by Tim Edensor, Deborah Leslie, Steve Millington, and Norma Rantisi. London: Routledge.
  • Burgess, Jean E. and Green, Joshua B. (2009) The entrepreneurial vlogger : participatory culture beyond the professional-amateur divide. In: Snickars, Pelle and Vonderau, Patrick (Eds.) The YouTube Reader [free pdf download]. National Library of Sweden/Wallflower Press, Stockholm, pp. 89-107.
  • Burgess, Jean and Klaebe, Helen (2009) Digital storytelling as participatory public history in Australia. In: Hartley, John and McWilliam, Kelly (Eds.) Story Circle: Digital Storytelling Around the World. Chichester, U.K. ; Malden, MA , Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 155-166.
  • Burgess, Jean (2008) ‘All your chocolate rain are belong to us?‘ Viral Video, YouTube and the dynamics of participatory culture. In: Video Vortex Reader: Responses to YouTube. Institute of Network Cultures, Amsterdam, pp. 101-109.
  • Burgess, Jean (2006) ‘Blogging to Learn, Learning to Blog’, Uses of Blogs, edited by Joanne Jacobs and Axel Bruns, Peter Lang Publishing.

Journal Articles

  • Vivienne, Sonja & Burgess, Jean (2012) The digital storyteller’s stage: queer everyday activists negotiating privacy and publicness. Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, 56(3), pp. 362-377. [open access]
  • Bruns, Axel & Burgess, Jean E. (2012) Researching news discussion on Twitter. Journalism Studies, 13.
  • Burgess, Jean E. & Bruns, Axel (2012) (Not) the Twitter election: The dynamics of the #ausvotes conversation in relation to the Australian media ecology. Journalism Practice, 6.
  • Bruns, Axel, Jean Burgess, Tim Highfield, Lars Kirchhoff and Thomas Nicolai. “Mapping the Australian Networked Public Sphere.Social Science Computer Review 29.3 (2011): 277-287
  • Burgess, Jean E. and Klaebe, Helen G. and McWilliam, Kelly (2010) Mediatisation and institutions of public memory : digital storytelling and the apology. Australian Historical Studies, 41(2). pp. 149-165.
  • Burgess, Jean E. and Klaebe, Helen G. (2009) Using digital storytelling to capture responses to the Apology. 3CMedia(5).
  • Hartley, John and McWilliam, Kelly and Burgess, Jean E. and Banks, John A. (2008) The uses of multimedia : three digital literacy case studies. Media International Australia incorporating Culture and Policy (128). pp. 59-72.
  • Potts, Jason, John Banks, John Hartley, Jean Burgess, Stuart Cunningham, Rachel Cobcroft & Lucy Montgomery (2008) ‘Consumer Co-Creation and Situated Creativity.Industry & Innovation 15(5): 459-474.
  • Burgess, Jean (2007) ‘Mediating Cultural Politics: A Dialogue with Georgina Born‘, M/C Dialogues.
  • Hartley, John, Joshua Green and Jean Burgess (2007) ‘Laughs and Legends, or the Furniture that Glows? Television as History’, ACH: Australian Cultural History 26
  • Burgess, Jean (2006) ‘Hearing Ordinary Voices: Cultural Studies, Vernacular Creativity and Digital Storytelling’, Continuum: Journal of Media & Cultural Studies Special Issue on Counter-Heroics and Counter-Professionalism in Cultural Studies, 20 (2).
  • Burgess, Jean (2005) ‘Revisiting ‘The Popular': New Work in Cultural Studies’, Continuum: Journal of Media & Cultural Studies, 19 (2): 315 – 319.
  • Burgess, Jean (2005) ‘Sounds in Social Space: Topology and their Audience as a Subculture’, Sounds Australian, 65.

Conference Papers

Book, Film, and Music Reviews

My PhD thesis Vernacular Creativity and New Media is available in full as a pdf here.