Blogging

Bruns, Axel (2014) Blogging. In Griffen-Foley, Bridget (Ed.) A Companion to the Australian Media. Australian Scholarly Publishing, North Melbourne, pp. 67-68.

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Abstract

Weblogs, or blogs, constitute a form and genre of online publishing that emerged in the mid-1990s as a logical consequence of the confluence of personal and professional home pages and new web publishing technologies. To overcome technological limitations, where news updates had to be manually inserted by editing the underlying HTML code, the early content-management systems in the second half of the 1990s built on server-side database technology to dynamically generate web pages; this enabled more convenient and more frequent content updates. Weblogs utilised such technologies to provide an up-to-date news feed, presenting individual news items in reverse chronological order. Most blogging platforms provide commenting functions that enable readers to respond to and discuss individual blog posts...

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ID Code: 82989
Item Type: Reference Entry
Keywords: blogs, blogging, social media, Australia
ISBN: 9781925003055
Divisions: Past > Research Centres > ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Past > Schools > School of Media, Entertainment & Creative Arts
Deposited On: 30 Mar 2015 22:56
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2016 11:38

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