Saturday, January 05, 2008

The future of politics

"The future of politics will be determined by a burgeoning blogosphere"

is how Paul Flynn ends an over enthusiastic piece about his appearance on Welsh radio with Jane Davidson. I am not so sure about this. It is certainly a very welcome tool for politics and certainly provides some avenues beyond the main stream media to network news and views of interest to politicos. However we might also be in one of those technology phases where a still (relative) newness is giving an oxygen to use that will settle over time.

However I am also very concious that my own children probably spend as much/more time on line with youtube/myspace/bebo and facebook than they spend watching "ordinary" tv. So perhaps the times are a changin....

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