TECHNOLOGY SPECTATOR: Fallout from the PM's Hangout

The Google Hangout with the prime minister was all about using social media to tear away the barriers between the public and Julia Gillard. But sadly, the initiative didn't quite deliver on its immense potential.

Technology Spectator

The idea was simple enough. Put the prime minister in front of a camera, stream the broadcast online and let the Australian community pose questions to her. Democracy at its finest... right? 

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