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Consulting Bloggers as Citizens

Saunders, Barry J., Wilson, Jason A., & Bruns, Axel (2007) Consulting Bloggers as Citizens. ABC News Online: Club Bloggery.

Abstract

The announcement of the Greensblog is an interesting example for the possibilities of blogging for minority political parties. Clearly drawing inspiration from Democrats Senator Andrew Bartlett’s blog, it shows the value of the blogging format for discussing political positions that fall outside the easy left-right, Labor-Liberal soundbite-based journalism often found in the industrial mainstream. As Greensblog contributor Tim Hollo hopes, it will work for the Greens because their policies aren’t necessarily "soundbite-friendly", and they welcome the possibility of consultative policy development.

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ID Code: 10497
Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: First published at Gatewatching: http://gatewatching.org/2007/10/05/consulting-bloggers-as-citizens/ Also published in a condensed version at ABC Online: http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2007/10/05/2051859.htm
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Keywords: Australia, politics, journalism, news, blogs, citizen journalism
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > POLITICAL SCIENCE (160600) > Australian Government and Politics (160601)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > JOURNALISM AND PROFESSIONAL WRITING (190300)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Past > Institutes > Institute for Creative Industries and Innovation
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2007 (The authors)
Deposited On: 31 Oct 2007
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 22:48

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