They’ll print any old rubbish these days

Posted by Tim Ireland at November 17, 2005

Category: The Political Weblog Movement

This entry was posted on
Thursday, November 17th, 2005
at
7:12 am and is filed
under The Political Weblog Movement.

A nice piece; one to add to the collection… but I’m still short one hatchet-job from the Sun. (Speaking of which, our little Ginger-Ninja G-bomb is about to mature. Go to Google and see if you can find a traitor. Rebekah is at No. 6 this morning.)

Guardian – The new commentariat: But on the subject of motivation, the near-physical urge all the bloggers I spoke to felt – to join the debate, to make waves – seems to have been surprisingly uniform. “I got sick of breaking televisions by throwing things at them,” is how De Havilland puts it. “If we lived in a world where actual facts could be discussed rationally, I’d happily disappear back into my cage and sell tat for a living,” says Tim Ireland. But the drive that he feels, he says, “will not allow me to shut down until Blair is held accountable”.








2 Comments

  1. irritant says

    I noticed this article at work last night but didn’t have the time to check it out. Good to see you get a mention.

  2. Frank notes says

    Blogging is no threat to journalism

    One of the lamest canards that continues to circle among bloggers and second-rate opinion writers is the idea that the advent of blogging signals the end of journalism as we know it. There are many arguments against this proposition and I'v…

  • NEW! You can now support Bloggerheads by buying handmade firelighters for camping and utility or deluxe firelighters for your home fireplace. Visit fireburngood.com to see my products.

    Fire Burn Good fire lighters

  • External Channels

  • Tim Ireland

  • Page 3 Politics

    Page 3: a short history

  • Main

  • Archives

  • Categories

  • The Cautionary Campfire Songbook

    The Cautionary Campfire Songbook

  • Badges + Buttons

    religion