October 11, 2006

Blog of the Week #1

(c) BBCMartha Kearney was the one that did it. In trying to decide on a ‘blog of the week’, the PM blog was well ahead with its irreverent frippery from Eddie Mair. But Newsnight’s political editor, Martha Kearney, overtook PM in the dying minutes with an entry entitled Deconstructing the two-way.

Martha’s defence of one of journalism’s most controversial tools was honest, amusing and had the added bonus of making Jeremy Paxman look vaguely incompetent (not an easy feat).

The blog is also the home of Paul Mason, who is essentially the Newsnight geek. This illuminating post is a pretty brilliant guide to a story (YouTube + Google = ?) that appears simple on the surface.


- 2 comments by 1 or more people Not publicly viewable

  1. Lissa Cook

    Hi Chris

    What can we do to get back up to the top of your ratings? Just hit our 10,000th comment today.

    Best wishes

    Lissa
    PM Blog Editor, Radio 4

    14 Nov 2006, 18:02

  2. To be fair, while Martha’s Newsnight post was brilliant, PM is probably ahead on consistent brilliance.

    Thanks for your comment and keep up the good work!

    14 Nov 2006, 19:51


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