Gift or bribery?

I’ve been reading the bloggerblackmail furore with interest over the past 24 hours. The uproar within the blogging community is simply the latest in a centuries-long struggle over whether gifts constitute a generous act of benevolence, or simply an unsubtle bribe. Nothing new here My dad used to tell me a story about what he liked to call ‘political correctness […]

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Should you retire from blogging?

Forget the Wills and Kate story, today’s big news in the world of web was Tom Harris’ announcement that he was retiring from blogging. For those of you who don’t know Tom Harris, he is a Labour MP who has become extremely well-known in the digital world for his blog And Another Thing. This blog was ranked in the top […]

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