The Blogosphere

Old & New Media: Blogs In The Third Age of Political Communication

Rather than a written blog post this week I have created a presentation for class which is embedded below.

Presentation Link

Links To Australian Political Blogs


  • Bleacher Report n.d., accessed 4/8/2012,
  • The Blowfly, Harris, I. accessed 7/8/2012,
  • Blumler J.G. and Dennis Kavanagh (1999) ‘The Third Age of Political Communication: Influences and Features’. Political Communication, Vol.16, (3): 209 – 230
  • Daily Telegraph Piers Akerman Blog, Akerman, P. accessed 7/8/2012,
  • Gill, K. (2004) ‘How can we measure the influence of the blogosphere?’, WWW2004, May 17-22.
  • Gillmor, D. (2006) We the Media: Grassroots Journalism by the People, for the People. Sebastopol: O’Reilly Media, Inc.
  • Herald Sun Andrew Bolt Blog, Bolt, A. accessed 7/8/2012,
  • Nguyen, A. (2006) Journalism in the wake of participatory publishing. Australian Journalism Review, 28, 143-155.
  • OJR Article: Blogging as a Form of Journalism 2012, Weblogs ofer a vital, creative outlet for alternative views’, accessed 5/8/2012,
  • University of East Anglia 2012, What Is Blogging?, accessed 4/8/2012,
  • VOAVideo 2008, Political Bloggers Active In US Election, accessed 7/8/2012,
  • Ward, I & Cahill, J ‘Old & New Media: Blogs in The Third Age of Political Communication’, School of Political Science & International Studies, University of Queensland

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