Bloglines to close: will this mark the death of RSS? And of Murdoch’s paywall experiment?

by Stephen Tall on September 12, 2010

The company behind posted the following announcement this week: Today, let our users know that we will shut down Bloglines on October 1. Not an easy decision, especially considering our loyal and supportive (not to mention patient) user (…)

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Why there were no Lib Dems on Sky News’s Sunday Live with Adam Boulton

by Stephen Tall on September 12, 2010

An interesting posting yesterday evening from Katie Snape on the Boulton & Co blog: It’s 7pm on Saturday, I’m late for a friend’s wedding and I’m still waiting to find out whether I can send a satellite truck to Wiltshire for an interview with the Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander. How hard can […]

Going to Lib Dem conference? Then get ready to be mingled with by ministers

by Stephen Tall on September 12, 2010

Today’s Independent reports under the headline Nick Clegg orders ministers: ‘Mingle with the troops at conference’: Nick Clegg has told his ministers to “mingle” at the Liberal Democrat conference next week, to avoid the impression that being in government has gone to their heads. On Friday, the Deputy Prime Minister hosted a meeting of all […]