Congratulations to Anders Fagerjord, who promises stories, pictures and poems from his PhD defence yesterday, just as soon as he’s not quite so tired anymore. Hooray! Anders’s PhD is on Rhetorical Convergence: Earlier Media Influence on Web Media Form and judging by his other writing it’s going to be pretty damn good.
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Hi Jill my name is also Jill. I am an Australian Masters student who has just begun using her blog as part of a course. ?I am exploring the different reasons why people all over the world blog. I was wondering if you could do me a little favour and goto my blog and answer a couple of questions about why you blog.
My blog is: http://hypertext.rmit.edu.au/~teaching/blogs/2003/rischbieth/archives/cat_blogs_and_the_internet.html
The questions are under the entry’
Other Jills blogs’:
Your participation would be greatly appreciated.
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