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New media and old politics: The role of blogging in the 2008 Malaysian general election
(University of Canterbury. Media and Communication Department, 2012)
This thesis argues that blogging can open up a space for free speech and, at times, facilitate wider debate in the relatively authoritarian society of Malaysia. At the same time, blogging is heavily shaped by the prevailing ...
Sustainability and neoliberalisation in the political blogosphere
(University of Canterbury. Social & Political Science, 2012)
The following research analyses popular political blogs from the US and New Zealand, focussing on the way environmental sustainability is conceptualised and the way neoliberalism is embedded within these conceptualisations. ...