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(From Guardian Unlimited)
Mid-morning, West London:
At last a face-to-face session with Paul Staines who writes the popular rightwing blog, Guido Fawkes, scourge of us Westminster lackeys, scribblers and politicians alike.
Together with BBC veteran, Nick Jones, and Alex Hilton, the Labour-backing Recess Monkey blogger, we met on Saturday afternoon at a media seminar organised by Goldsmith's College at New Cross in south-east London. The relationship between blogging and mainstream media, that sort of thing.
It would be more fun to report that the fur flew. But everyone was quite grown up, the audience even more so, consisting mainly of media-type academics and PhD students rather than the hairy undergraduates I had been expecting.
It's difficult to report a discussion in which one is taking part and answering questions for an hour. But here are a couple of …