Political blogging in the 2007 Australian federal election

  • Mark Bahnisch
Keywords: blogging, blogosphere, social media technologies, public sphere


Much of the discussion of the emergence, role and significance of the political blogosphere in Australia has been marred by boosterism on one hand and tired and stereotyped dichotomies on the other. As with so much of the discourse that developed from the 1990s onwards surrounding the social and informational roles of the internet, boosterism and a constant search for the new ‘killer app’ have gone hand in hand. 


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Bahnisch, M. (2008). Political blogging in the 2007 Australian federal election. Pacific Journalism Review : Te Koakoa, 14(2), 8-14. https://doi.org/10.24135/pjr.v14i2.942