On the rising (if not breaking) tide of the Irish blogosphere….

Jason O’Brien reckons the influence of blogs on the outcome of the election is hard to tell, but increasingly journalists and political activists are trying to influence the debates from within…

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