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Axel Bruns

Dr Axel Bruns teaches and conducts research about online publishing, electronic creative writing, online communities, creative industries, and popular music in the Creative Industries Faculty of Queensland University of Techology, Brisbane, Australia.

He is a founding editor of the premier online academic publication M/C - Media and Culture, and of dotlit: The Online Journal of Creative Writing.

His book Gatewatching: Collaborative Online News Production is forthcoming from Peter Lang, New York, in 2005. It analyses a major new genre of online news, information and discussion Websites including Indymedia, Slashdot, and the growing range of news-related Weblogs and provides a wide, systematic perspective on gatewatching and open news. He is currently editing Uses of Blogs, a scholarly collection of articles on blogs and blogging, with Joanne Jacobs; this book is forthcoming from Peter Lang in 2006. More information on his research can be found on his website.

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