December 24, 2008
It’s been a busy year for the Blog Herald. I took over as the new editor, and relaunched the site with a new design in August. I have focused on getting into a rhythm myself, and there has been some shifting in the staff. All natural stuff.
I’m happy with how the Blog Herald have been the last couple of months. We’ve got great WordPress coverage through Lorelle’s WordPress Wednesdays, and the addition of Billy’s Movable Type Mondays complements this. We might add further features like these in the future (do tell me if you’re missing something!), but for now I’m pretty happy with it. read more
Tags: 2008, 2009, Happy Holidays, The Blog Herald
September 8, 2008
Sarah Palin is the first woman ever to run on the U.S. Republican party presidential ticket. If Americans elect John McCain on November 4, Mrs. Palin will be the first female Vice President of the United States.
Perhaps unsurprisingly, both BlogPulse and Google Trends show more – a lot more – discussion in the blogosphere about Palin than about either Obama or McCain (see charts after the jump).
But what are the underlying causes for all the Palin talk? Why the fuss?
Is it because blogs may actually be responsible for John McCain’s selection of Palin as his running mate?
Is it because Palin came seemingly out of nowhere to get picked ahead of several other contenders?
Or is it just because she’s a woman? read more
Tags: 2008, Barack Obama, Elections, Joe Biden, John McCain, Politics, Sarah Palin, US