Category Archives: The Political Weblog Movement

Teh Tom

Tom’s back. Comment spammers brought the site down *again*… and at a crucial time! We even renamed the comment file, but some enterprising chap saw fit to correct those details and sell his list afresh, resulting in Yet Another Automated … Continue reading

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MPS and weblogs… back on deck

1. Tharrr she blows! This is the best debut post I’ve ever seen on a proxy blog. A bloody good start. 2. Yes, I expect you to think about doing one yourself. 3. This door is now open. Any MPs … Continue reading

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The Alastair Campbell blog

Times Election Log – Times Online unmasks the Alastair Campbell blogger!: There’s been an awful lot of speculation in recent weeks about who’s been writing the Alastair Campbell blog – has to be a parody, but is it an insider? … Continue reading

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Blogging not as good as journalism says journalist

Perfect.co.uk – The gauntlet is thrown Nick Barlow – Shorter Mark Lawson Happily, I made my own views known ages ago, so can simply link to this and get on with my day: Bloggerheads – Established Media: the Necessity of … Continue reading

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Me! Me! Me!

If you’re interested, I’ll be on Radio 4 – Talking Politics sometime shortly after 11am on Saturday, discussing everything from Backing Blair to protective layers of tissue-paper for adult magazines. UPDATE – This item has been held over until next … Continue reading

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Stephen Coleman – the so-called ‘expert’

I tuned into Radio 4 this morning to hear a short piece during Broadcasting House on the subject of protest voting and weblogs. The ‘expert’ they wheeled out to speak about this was Professor Stephen Coleman, often touted as a … Continue reading

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The moral compass

Let’s start off with some press reaction to Peter Hain’s poo-pooing of protest-voters… Telegraph – Duo unite against dinner party critics: The debate has spilled on to the internet, where Left-wing weblogs, or blogs, have taken up the ”dump Blair, … Continue reading

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Waste. Of. Space.

*yawn* UPDATE – Inspired by the comment by goatchurch, I went to the Labour website and searched for ‘WMD’… The result?

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Boris meets Wibbler – and other matters

Simon Stacpoole, aka Boriswatch, at Westminster Boris, Blogs and a Chinese… There’s a blink-and-you-miss-it reference in that first link to me moving on to pastures new. (See!? It’s all about me!) Yes, ’tis true. I have a pretty solid client … Continue reading

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Tim Montgomerie is a genius

Times – Tories plan to beat ‘bias’ by bringing in bloggers: The Conservative Right is to turn to new American campaigning techniques and the internet to try to revive the party and overcome what it sees as opposition from the … Continue reading

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