Yes, folks, this is a short, teaser post to let you know that the shortlists for this year’s Liberal Democrat Blog of the Year awards 2009 will be published this morning at 11.25 am.
The nine judges – Tom Brake MP, Ryan Cullen, Helen Duffett, Meral Ece OBE, Lynne Featherstone MP, Alix Mortimer, me, Cat Turner and Paul Waugh – have been poring over the entries for the following six categories:
* Best new Liberal Democrat blog (started since 1st September 2008)
* Best blog from a Liberal Democrat holding public office (The Tim Garden Award)
* Best use of blogging / social networking / e-campaigning by a Liberal Democrat
* Best posting on a Liberal Democrat blog (since 1st September 2008)
* Best non-Liberal Democrat politics blog
* Liberal Democrat Blog of the Year
The winners will be announced this Sunday, 20th September, at the Lib Dem conference: further event details here. Thanks are due to m’colleague Helen Duffett for her hard work pulling together the judges panel, and collating the nominations and shortlists.