Christchurch Terrorist Attack – March 2019

On 15 March 2019, New Zealand experienced the deadliest mass shooting in modern history. Starting that day, and lasting a week, I collected tweets published with #christchurchmosqueshooting, #christchurchshooting, #christchurchterroristattack, #christchurch, #newzealandterroristattack, #49lives and #theyareus.

For an op-ed published on Scoop New Zealand based on an analysis of Twitter content in the first 24hrs after the attack, read click here (for key points captured on Twitter) or read Pulse Points.

16th March (81,574 tweets)

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19th March (239,077 tweets)

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23rd March (300,001 tweets)

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