Academic Blogging: Political Analysis in the Digital Age

Sinopse

Blogging is becoming an increasingly important aspect of academic life - a way to increase academic output, reach new audiences and foster original debates. This event was an opportunity to learn about opportunities in the world of academic blogging, understand current trends, and gain insight and advice from the experts. On Tuesday 25 February, the Department of Politics and International Relations hosted an event on the subject of 'Academic Blogging: Political Analysis in the Digital Age' in the Lecture Theatre of Manor Road Building.

Episódios

  • Concluding Academic Blogging: Political Analysis in the Digital Age

    Concluding Academic Blogging: Political Analysis in the Digital Age

    04/04/2014 Duração: 08min

    Niki Seth-Smith and Stuart White launch the 'Democratic Wealth' e-book by openDemocracy and Politics in Spires

  • How to blog effectively?

    How to blog effectively?

    04/04/2014 Duração: 01h27min

    What do we know about audiences, readership and patterns of use of political analysis on-line? Chair: Blake Ewing (Graduate Editor, Politics in Spires, DPIR) Andrew Sparrow - The rise of the Guardian Politics Blog, (Editor, Guardian Politics Blog) Chris Prosser - Uses of analytics data (Deputy Graduate Editor, Politics in Spires, DPIR), Rosemary Bechler - openDemocracy: A public service on the web? (Editor, OpenDemocracy) and Vicki Nash - Current research on on-line risk (Oxford Internet Institute)

  • Why blog? (session one, part two)

    Why blog? (session one, part two)

    04/04/2014 Duração: 52min

    Analysing the wider effects of blogging: what is at stake in contributing academic analysis on-line? Chair: Katharine Brooks (Deputy Graduate Editor, Politics in Spires, DPIR) William Dutton - Get Ready to Meet the Fifth Estate – how networked individuals and institutions are reshaping academe (Oxford Internet Institute), David Levy – Blogging, journalism and the consumption of news (Director, Reuters Institute for the study of Journalism) and Will de Frietas – Introduction to a new on-line academic publishing project – The Conversation (Business & Economy Editor, The Conversation)

  • Why blog? (session one, part one)

    Why blog? (session one, part one)

    04/04/2014 Duração: 58min

    Exploring the phenomena of blogging – the motivations and the consequences – with UK academic blogs producers Chair: Katharine Brooks (Deputy Graduate Editor, Politics in Spires, DPIR) Presentations and first Round Table Blake Ewing (Graduate Editor, Politics in Spires, DPIR) Chris Gilson (Managing Editor, LSE USApp – American Politics and Policy) Sierra Williams (Managing Editor, LSE Impact of Social Sciences blog), Chris Bertram (Department of Philosophy, University of Bristol, blogger with the group blog Crooked Timber)

  • Introduction to Academic Blogging: Political Analysis in the Digital Age

    Introduction to Academic Blogging: Political Analysis in the Digital Age

    04/04/2014 Duração: 06min

    Stuart White, Director of the Public Policy Unit, gives an introduction to Academic Blogging: Political Analysis in the Digital Age one day conference

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