Following on from my post yesterday about Julia Gillard’s image, here’s another focussing on Tony Abbott. Both pieces arose from a special feature run by ABC’s Lateline on political image. You can see the feature by clicking here to get to the Lateline website.
Here’s my latest for ABC’s The Drum, following on from last night’s Lateline feature which examined the influence of image on our voting choices. If you’re stout of heart, you might like to contribute to the comments!
I’ve written before that Twitter has become an unexpected school of politics, providing a unique forum for people with less knowledge of our civic processes to learn from those with more. When those discussions are taking place, Twitter is vibrant and all-embracing democracy at its best. Well, Wednesday night was NOT one of those times.