Category Archives: The Political Weblog Movement

Ann Mroz: patronising, unpleasant and dishonest

[MINI-UPDATE (03 Jun) – THE object to my use of the word ‘dishonest’ in this headline. I stand by my use of the word, but as a courtesy, I have placed this prominent and immediate link to the relevant correspondence … Continue reading

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OpenTech talk (extract): #Outpost

The following is an extract from a talk I have just given at OpenTech. I’ll put some audio and vision of the complete talk together shortly. The tag for discussion on twitter is #outpost. … Some MPs get up to … Continue reading

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Jeremy Hunt approves of all sorts of odd things

CCC11-02 – Jeremy Hunt rhymes with something The latest edition of Conservative Change Channel is (finally) out and it includes two special moments from Jeremy Hunt (recorded just prior to the 2010 General Election): 1. The first is classic Hunt. … Continue reading

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Iain Dale tells lies shock

I’m too time-pressed to write a proper farewell to Iain Dale and his particular ‘style’ of blogging (allowing your site to be used as a platform for anonymous attacks on your critics and rivals then screaming ‘personal attack’ when confronted … Continue reading

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Iain Dale, his pride, and others things that are hard to swallow

One of the main issues I have always had with Iain Dale is his ‘style’ of comment moderation. In his post on ‘rules’, he says that he will not allow comments that could be “construed as libellous” and reserves the … Continue reading

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Clubhouse rules

Greetings! The post you are reading at this moment is appearing simultaneously on four websites: Bloggerheads (post permalink) – my personal site The Sun: Tabloid Lies (post permalink) – a media watch site targeting The Sun Daily Mail Watch (post … Continue reading

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Iain Dale: the hack

OK, so Iain Dale, the publisher of the ‘unbiased’ junk-mail magazine Total Politics is busy assuring us that what Andy Coulson certainly didn’t do (summary) isn’t quite so bad, because guessing someone’s password isn’t really hacking, according to his close … Continue reading

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Iain Dale: crocodile tears for a fellow Tory

Iain Dale is currently very busy putting himself about in the mainstream media taking a ‘principled’ stand against the way Paul Staines (‘Guido Fawkes’) has been running his site like an open sewer. To cover his arse, on TV/radio he … Continue reading

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Top 10 Biggest Liars in British Blogging Poll – 2010

In honour of Iain Dale’s repeated attempts to have his slightly-less-rigged blog-poll taken seriously (see also: Top 100 Worst Blogs Poll) I’ve decided to conduct a poll of my own based on my own interests… i.e. exposing liars and watching … Continue reading

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Expenses: fancy a little data entry?

The delightful Ms Humphrey Cushion spotted some fresh expenses data released on July 8, 2010. There’s no master page for it that I can find, sorry, but if you visit this page and click on most MP’s names, it should … Continue reading

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