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Submitted by:
A.M. Burton

Submitted to:
School of Journalism and Communication, Carleton University (Ottawa, Canada),

in part completion of the requirements for the

Master of Journalism

September 2000

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DOES THE REVOLUTION BEGIN HERE?
A Qualitative and Quantitative Review of Canadian Online Political News

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Acknowlegements

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1.     Web ready?

1.1 Watching Politics in Cyberspace
2.     Does the revolution begin here?
2.1  Introduction
2.2  Putting ‘information' in rational perspective
2.3  Why the Internet matters to political journalism
2.4  Individuals online: usage and impacts
2.5  Groups online: usage and impacts
2.6  Politicians online: usage and impacts
2.7  Media online: usage and impacts
2.8  ‘Ya say ya wanna a revolution?'
2.9  Further study
3.     Online Political News Coverage: A Study
3.1 Overview
3.2 Study Components
3.3 Methodology
3.4 National / political front pages
3.5 Lead story pages
3.6 Site profiles
3.7 Top line results

4.     Conclusion

5.     Works consulted / Bibliography

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