what we’re reading – 22/7

So much election coverage! So little time!
These articles are a good place to start…

Hey Hey crowd boos Abbott
Abbott has less fun than he expected to have on Hey Hey.
Although, on 774 the next morning, Red Symons seemed to feel a little bad about that.
Facebook and Twitter will not drive election campaign
The Age
We love the internet, you love the internet, but can the major parties tweet their way to electoral victory? Dr Peter John Chen points out some interesting differences between our campaigns and the Obama presidential campaign.
Barack Obama ‘very interested’ in our campaign
Apparently the big man is watching us.
Expect more of less on your ABC
The Age
A scathing assessment of the ABC’s capacity to broadcast 24 hour news.
ABC News 24 – preview video
Watch this video, we think it still looks pretty exciting.
Howard battlers may give McKew a serve
The Australian
Maxine McKew is struggling to hold Bennelong. Tennis star John Alexander is challenging her for this traditionally Liberal seat.


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