Monthly Archives: August 2013

Reason No. 2 why the 2013 is so awful: Campaigns aren’t meant for you

No, campaigns are for marginal seat voters. Despite the power of social media, the reality is most voters are still getting their political news from the main stream media. Specifically commercial media. As a result, seasoned campaigners still place more … Continue reading

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Reason No.1 why 2013 campaign is so awful: Centralised campaigns

Technology has recast election campaigns in Australia. In the mid early 1980s, (at least my research about the Liberal Party shows this) elections were largely run by the state, rather than federal, political organizations. Candidates were provided with candidate handbooks … Continue reading

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3 reasons why the 2013 election campaign is so awful

In the digital age it hard to hide how a campaign sausage is made. For voters equipped with too much information, much of the magic is gone. But that’s not the only problem. As voters we’ve been pelted with endless … Continue reading

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