Category Archives: The Political Weblog Movement

Hey, it’s not my fault that this is news

Well, maybe it is a bit.. but only to the extent that in some small way I may have contributed to a festive, carefree air on the evening of 16 April… Independent – Pandora: Blogger ‘Guido Fawkes’ is led off … Continue reading

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Steve Grover: the Burger King of sock-puppets!

[NOTE: a lot of this will seem familiar to most regulars… but I’ll only be mentioning one obvious name that came up recently anyways.] The CIW (Coalition of Immokalee Workers) recently found a spy in their midst. They have also … Continue reading

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You’re doing it wrong

Something in this article about (username) Harriet (password) Harman caught my eye… BBC – Spoof blogger attacks Harman site: Last year, Conservative housing spokesman Grant Shapps was targeted by hackers who broke into his YouTube account to post a message … Continue reading

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How dare you tell me what to do?!

1. National Service is going ahead, but I can’t sit around forever waiting for the money situation to get better, so, with Clive’s help, I’ve built a little cash machine to help things along. That’ll be with you shortly. 2. … Continue reading

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Wonder Twin powers, activate!

Gotta be out today. Let me leave you with some excellent posts… Complex System Of Pipes – Pop Goes The Ego The UK Today – The Blogger’s New Stats … and the following thought from the mind of a paranoid … Continue reading

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Short but sweet

Iain Dale and Paul Staines publish their stat-porn each and every month. Now they claim that they’re not blogging anything about their numbers and what might be wrong with them because it will bore their readers. :o) Just one of … Continue reading

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MessageSpace count real goodly

You may recall that, during a discussion about Paul Staines’ and Iain Dale’s confusion over the difference between a ‘visit and a ‘visitor’ and how this impacted on MessageSpace’s traffic claims, that Mr Kelly Nightingale, Managing Director of MessageSpace appeared … Continue reading

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A little pressie for Iain

Iain Dale has refused to answer this question: Iain? Care to make a statement? There is going to be an opt-out facility [for Total Politics], isn’t there? Iain Dale has also shown that he can become very confused about valid … Continue reading

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A few words on the subject of Milli Vanilli

I’ve been pondering on what Professor Paul said recently under comments… So Dale & Staines are a sort of bloggers Milli Vanilli? … and I think he might really be onto something. Let’s begin with a quick look at the … Continue reading

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ZOMG! Google knows all! Google sees all!

Heh. A few people have piped up mentioning a recent email from Google to all Google Analytics users, and I just got a copy myself in the early hours: Dear Google Analytics users, We are writing to let you know … Continue reading

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