The increasing influence of British weblogs

Posted by Tim Ireland at February 15, 2005

Category: The Political Weblog Movement

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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 in the UK is much more embryonic and exclusive than in the US,” said Ross Ferguson, the new media manager at the Hansard Society. “UK bloggers have yet to decide whether blogging is a means to promote transparency in politics or another tool for party campaigning.”

I think you already know which I would prefer. Oh, this article goes on to mention some agressive chap with a weblog.








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