Blog of the Year Awards 2007: The Shortlists

Nominations closed on Friday for the Liberal Democrats’ annual Blog of the Year Awards which we’re running in conjunction with Liberal Democrat Voice.

The judges – myself from Cowley Street, blogging MP Lynne Featherstone, LibDem Blogs mastermind Ryan Cullen and last year’s winner and Liberal Democrat Voice commissioning editor Stephen Tall – have drawn up our shortlists. With the sheer number of Liberal Democrat blogs (there are now 133 on LibDem Blogs alone), six categories and lots of nominations, and with such a high standard of entries, it was quite a task. In some cases we were sorely tempted to lengthen the shortlists, but instead we ruthlessly cut some excellent blogs in order to whittle the nominations down to just five.

For the Best Designed Blog category, we’d like you – readers of Liberal Democrat Voice – to choose the winner. There is now a poll on the sidebar where you can cast your vote. The poll will close at 4pm on the 16th, so there’s plenty of time to take part. The winner will be announced along with the winners of the other five categories at party conference. The Blog of the Year Awards ceremony is being held in the Holiday Inn Restaurant in Brighton from 9pm on Sunday 16th September (do come along if you’re at conference), and will appear here shortly afterwards.

The finalists comprise some of the best of Liberal Democrat blogging and are a great place to start if you’re not yet a regular reader of LibDem blogs. Here, then, by category, are the shortlists.

Best new Liberal Democrat blog

Best blog from a Liberal Democrat elected to public office

Most humorous Liberal Democrat blog

Best designed Liberal Democrat blog (winner to be chosen by readers of Liberal Democrat Voice)

Best posting on a Liberal Democrat blog

Liberal Democrat Blog of the Year

Congratulations and good luck to all of the shortlisted bloggers.

Read more by or more about , or .
This entry was posted in Best of the blogs.
Advert

12 Comments

Post a Comment

Lib Dem Voice welcomes comments from everyone but we ask you to be polite, to be on topic and to be who you say you are. You can read our comments policy in full here. Please respect it and all readers of the site.

If you are a member of the party, you can have the Lib Dem Logo appear next to your comments to show this. You must be registered for our forum and can then login on this public site with the same username and password.

To have your photo next to your comment please signup your email address with Gravatar.

Your email is never published. Required fields are marked *

*
*
Please complete the name of this site, Liberal Democrat ...?

Advert



Recent Comments

  • User Avatarexpats 9th Dec - 9:37am
    Huw Dawson 9th Dec '16 - 9:19am....The Liverpool LD party are looking forwards to the likely Walton by-election. The people of Liverpool are increasingly sick...
  • User AvatarIan Patterson 9th Dec - 9:31am
    A necessary corrective to the Richmond Park hysteria. But good work anyhow in such a campaign, overlapping Richmond as it did.
  • User AvatarAlistair 9th Dec - 9:20am
    Since when did BoJo care about Human Rights? He just wants to make the news.
  • User AvatarHuw Dawson 9th Dec - 9:19am
    @Hugh P The Liverpool LD party are looking forwards to the likely Walton by-election. The people of Liverpool are increasingly sick of Labour in the...
  • User AvatarArnold Kiel 9th Dec - 9:17am
    First of all, thank you Katharine for your balanced views, always so diplomatically presented. I will never learn that. Glenn, matt, may I remind you...
  • User Avatarexpats 9th Dec - 8:58am
    Trying to make anything out of Sleaford, even on a 37% turnout (2015 GE 70% turnout) is farcical... Sleaford was staunch Tory even in Blair's...