Lost Melbourne: A Digital Ethnography of a Facebook Local History Group

Stefan Schutt, Marsha Berry and Lisa Cianci Victoria University, RMIT University Abstract Places and historical artefacts are being reimagined through social media on a daily and routine basis. Using an approach drawn from digital ethnography we analyse a 24-hour snapshot of the ‘Lost Melbourne’ Facebook community from an insider’s perspective. Lost Melbourne generates new perspectives on local history on a […]

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