Reflexive engagements : the international development blogging evolution and its challenges

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Publication Article, peer reviewed scientific
Title Reflexive engagements : the international development blogging evolution and its challenges
Author(s) Denskus, Tobias ; Papan, Andrea S.
Date 2013
English abstract
Writing weblogs (blogs) has become a substantial part of how development is discussed on the Internet. Based on experiences as blogger, this article is an exploratory case study to approach the impact of blogging on reflective writing, work practices as well as knowledge management. Based on research with development bloggers and the authors' own social media practice, the article undertakes an analysis of bloggers’ motivations and the potential as well as limitations of blogs for different sectors of the industry, for example in academia,inside aid organisations and in understanding expatriate aid workers. Finally, the article explores the question of whose voice is represented in blogs
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09614524.2013.790940 (link to publisher's fulltext)
Publisher Taylor & Francis
Host/Issue Development in Practice;4
Volume 23
ISSN 1364-9213
Pages 435-447
Language eng (iso)
Subject(s) Blogs
Social Media
Creative writing
Reflective practice
International development
Humanities/Social Sciences
Research Subject Categories::SOCIAL SCIENCES
Handle http://hdl.handle.net/2043/19137 (link to this page)

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