Category Archives: The Political Weblog Movement

So what’s going on here, then?

A message finds its way to the Telegraph that bigs-up Paul Staines’ role in Hain’s downfall…. and at the end of that email is a bog-standard disclaimer you would normally expect when receiving an email from a representative of the … Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE: Iain Dale’s new design revealed!

Here’s a hint for all developers of weblogs; turn off your pings during the dev process if you don’t want to start turning up in Technorati: (Actually, checking Technorati for responses to the dev address itself, I notice that this … Continue reading

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Not getting desperate, are we?

Bloggerheads: The Alisher Usmanov Affair was my temporary online presence during the recent outage at Bloggerheads.com, and later evolved into a dedicated space for criticism of Alisher Usmanov, Schillings and Fasthosts. Blogger.com has just been in touch to say that … Continue reading

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Festive fun with Fasthosts

The Register – Fasthosts customers blindsided by emergency password reset: Fasthosts has announced that “a number” of its customers’* FTP spaces were raided as a result of the major hack that triggered a police investigation last month. It has applied … Continue reading

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Blogger.com finally attempts to address the identity problem

Blogger.com has now taken action to remove the dirty great loophole in their system that allowed comment contributors on many weblogs to pose as other bloggers – including other users of their own damn system: Blogger in Draft – New … Continue reading

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Ellee is officially an ‘expert’

Ellee Seymour – My PR Diploma: I heard today that I passed my third paper for my CIPR Diploma in Public Relations. I distinguished myself with a Merit on my personal project which focused on MPs who write blogs, and … Continue reading

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Let’s All Pick on Vulnerable Right-Wing Chicks Week: Part Five

[Please note that there has been a sudden change in schedule due to circumstances beyond my control. I had my eye on a pretty little redhead today, but instead I’m compelled to write on the further antics of Nadine Dorries… … Continue reading

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Blimey!

You’ll want to read this. Recess Monkey is an idiot for thinking that this was in any way relevant or helpful, but Nadine pretty much calls him a paedophile in her response. A teeny bit nuclear, isn’t it?

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Craig Murray (the big bully) picks on poor little Alisher Usmanov

Craig Murray – Usmanov Admits Relationship with Gafur Rakhimov: There is another profile of Alisher Usmanov in the Guardian today which gives him an easy ride. But the Guardian also publish on the web the full text of their email … Continue reading

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Let’s All Pick on Vulnerable Right-Wing Chicks Week: Part Four

For a while there, it appeared – after all this effort – that the only real bitch was Paul Staines’. (Psst! You’ll need to copy and paste that last link into an address bar; Paul is still carrying on with … Continue reading

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