Wednesday, September 20, 2006

Political Blogging event in Manchester

An event exploring the way that political blogging is changing the face of the media will be held at in Manchester to coincide with the start of the Labour Party Conference. Sponsored by the Manchester Evening News and starting at 4pm on Sunday, the free discussion will be moderated by Manchester blogger and freelance journalist Kate Feld, who writes The Manchizzle.

Panelists include Norman Geras, a blogger, author and professor emeritus at Manchester University. Martin Stabe, an online reporter for The Press Gazette, (www.pressgazette.co.uk/dog), and Bill Jones blogs at Skipper (www.skipper59.blogspot.com), which covers UK politics, parliament and the press.