McCartney: the first minister to blog

Ian McCartney is the first front bencher to make it to the blogosphere. There seems to be plenty of output from the man himself during the Labour Party conference. But it will be interesting to see if he can sustain it through when the rigours of the day job are more demanding.

Mick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, the UK and Europe. Twitter: @MickFealty