Baillieu and the Blogs of War

Wilson, Jason A., Bruns, Axel, & Saunders, Barry J. (2008) Baillieu and the Blogs of War. ABC News Online : Club Bloggery.

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On Saturday night the story broke about two Victorian Liberal Party staffers who had been sacked for blogging. Needless to say, they weren't using the blog to share recipes or post pictures of their cats. Rather, it was a venue for some pointed, ad hominem criticism of the party's parliamentary leader in the State, Ted Baillieu. Although the original blog has been locked down, a range of people have taken the trouble to archive its contents elsewhere.

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ID Code: 13575
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: No
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The contents of this magazine can be freely accessed online via the magazine's web page (see hypertext link). First published at Gatewatching:

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Keywords: politics, blogs, citizen journalism, Liberal Party, news
Subjects: 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 2008 (please consult author)
Deposited On: 19 May 2008 00:00
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 12:59

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