It is a fairly regular occurence on Nigerian television to see politicians dressing down journalists about the impertance of their questions. Yet, and perhaps unsurprisingly for a country with an apparently endless appetite for news and politics (even the highly questionable recent elections), the blogosphere there is increasing rapidly and is promising further opportunities to leapfrog the digital divide. H/T Cybez.
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