Archive for July, 2008

Back from Oz: Part 2 (Melbourne)

Monday, July 14th, 2008

I spent only two days in Melbourne – far too little time. This was my fifth visit to the city.

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Back from Oz: Part I (Sydney)

Monday, July 14th, 2008

wombat.jpgI was in Australia last week as the guest of the New South Wales Teachers Federation, which was holding its annual conference. I saw a lot and learned a lot and over the next few days I want to write some of this up here.
[Pictured: A wombat. Despite my best efforts, no one offered to do me a wombat burger.]

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Taking our message to where the users are: Internet campaigning beyond Facebook

Tuesday, July 1st, 2008

When unions take the plunge and use social networking websites they shouldn’t limit themselves to Facebook. With most large websites taking on aspects of social networking, there are many sites where unions could reach out to members, potential members (including young people) and the general public.

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