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By tigtog on December 4, 2013
@bencjenkins on how The Australian Would Like You To Get Off Its Goddamn Lawn: is this the best summary out there of possibly the most whargarrbl broadsheet editorial ever?
What news story/commentary/analysis has grabbed your attention lately?
By Orlando on August 29, 2013
Yesterday someone threw a bomb out of a car at a group of Aboriginal people at the One Mile Community in Broome, in Western Australia. Four people were injured, one seriously. Can you find it in the news?
By tigtog on November 4, 2012
A fascinating long post from Clay Shirky on the information age’s transformation of the media landscape, via @Colvinius who referenced it as part of his 2012 Andrew Olle Media Lecture.
By Guest Hoyden on January 30, 2012
The survey is open to readers of the blog who live in Australia. The survey will be used in a forthcoming (2012) book on the internet and Australia.
By tigtog on April 28, 2011
So it’s said, by nong after dreary nong around the interwebs. It’s just that one string of 140 characters, that’s it!
By Mary on September 27, 2010
James Massola’s outing of Grog’s Gamut‘s legal name and position in The Australian is an example of silencing of the less powerful: anyone who will not or cannot expose all of their words present and past, their name, their face, their body, their clothes, their family to mass scrutiny is being denied the ability to have political influence.
By tigtog on September 14, 2010
What the internet means for the old-fashioned print critic is the end of institutional authority. That so many of these critics mistake institutional authority for critical authority says everything you need to know.
By Lauredhel on September 26, 2009
Tigtog has been blogging about how, contrary to Chicken Little predictions of electronic media being the end of literacy worldwide, children today are better writers than ever before. I was just watching this interview on “The Twitter Revolution”, Chuck Klosterman on Break Room Live. The interviewer’s critiques of Twitter: – With the amount of information […]
By tigtog on April 9, 2009
These links strike me as topical given the response to the Queensland sex education website: quite a few of us hated the look of the site. But are we looking at it through old media eyes?