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· February, 2011

Stories about Oceania from February, 2011

28 February 2011

Australia: ‘Tea Party’ Style Campaign Against Carbon Tax

If the Oz blogosphere is any indication, the next Australian Federal election will be a referendum on a proposed climate tax. And the issue has already become nasty and personal....

18 February 2011

Australia: Dog-whistling to Islamophobes

Australian Opposition politicians have been accused of using dog-whistle politics and courting islamophobes during the last week. Two issues have collided with instant reactions in the blogosphere.

3 February 2011

Australia: Cyber Cyclone Yasi Strikes

Category 5 mega Cyclone Yasi struck the North Queensland coast of Australia late on Wednesday and both the old and new media have played complementary roles during the crisis. Read...