(Re)Creating and (Re)Defining Sisterhood Online: The Mumsnet Phenomenon

 by Louise Pennington Mumsnet – we’ve all heard the name. It pops up frequently in the press as either an object of derision as that place full middle class Yummy Mummies who once harassed Gordon Brown about his favourite biscuit brand during a political webchat[1] or that “nest of vipers”[2] who viciously bully any woman…