Latest blogging….

Levee Breaks has the news graphic of the year, and an ascerbic reading of Sinn Fein’s equality agenda; JoBlog questions the quality of a ‘victory’ that leaves victims precisely where they were before – ie nowhere; El Blogador is chuffed; P O’Neill (Scotland) asked the inevitable question before Christmas; Balrog is not impressed with the SDLP performance. In all of this politicking, don’t miss Stephen Stewart’s rolling Christmas Dinner review. And Nelly has an eye for a text bite.

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