Sleeping giants? Fired workbloggers and labour organisation

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JournalNew Technology, Work and Employment
DateE-pub ahead of print - 25 Feb 2011
DatePublished (current) - Mar 2011
Issue number1
Number of pages12
Pages (from-to)17-28
Early online date25/02/11
Original languageEnglish


This article argues that the Waterstone’s fired blogger incident performed a labour organising function in terms of garnering pro-labour media attention and encouraging critical discourse. Looking at the blog’s distinctive features and evolution, it evaluates the strengths, limitations and potential for recurrence of similar high-profile incidents.

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