Category Archives: The Political Weblog Movement

Gareth Davies lets fly!

Gareth Davies – Dragons, poodles and spin doctors: But of course, as quite a few people know, the expert in question is Tim Ireland, of Bloggerheads fame. Tim is no secret practitioner of the black arts in darkened rooms; he … Continue reading

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Speaking as someone who only recently gave a damn…

Simon Jenkins – Under my keyboard the desk shakes. The bloggers are on the march Europhobia – The more time people spend online, the more interested in politics they become

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Looking for an echo

This link requires subscription, so I’m going to repeat the meat here in order to get the word out further… Stewart Kirkpatrick – skirkpatrick AT scotsman DOT com – needs your help: I’ve been wracking my brain to think of … Continue reading

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Only ‘freedoms’ can defeat the terrorists

What can I say but; “Bring it on!”

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New proxy on the block

Not Louise Ellman MP: This is not the offical blog for Louise Ellman MP, it’s a blog about Louise Ellman MP.

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We suck

Via Abnu and this fabbo post at gawker.com, we find this article at FOXNews, belittling bloggers. (Well, leftist bloggers. Right-wing bloggers are pyjama-clad champions of the oppressed.) The former link contains the following quote, which I’d like to share with … Continue reading

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Alan Milburn blog gets blogged for not blogging

Political apathy? Not any more, chum. :o) Alan Milburn Blog in the national press. Again. What a lovely little heart-starter. Well done, Mike.

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MPs: the public needs to know they *can* engage

OK, I see the problem. I also think that we can fix it. If more MPs had websites that were more interactive (and by that, I mean open, two-way and communicative) then we might just stand a chance of breaking … Continue reading

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Speaking of potential…

BritBlog Roundup proposed. Kind of like a semi-manual UK-specific Blogdex, perhaps? Test-run of sorts here. TheyWorkForYou.com has a bunch of new features as well. Go see.

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The increasing influence of British weblogs

The Times – British bloggers grow bolder: A study of British political blogs carried out by the Hansard Society last year criticised the UK’s main sites for pandering to “internet connoisseurs rather than ordinary members of the public”… Political blogging … Continue reading

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