‘First rough draft of history’ – live blogging article for InPublishing

“I’ve always thought of the role of the live blogger as being a little like that of a radio DJ on a news-driven morning or drive-time show. You need to be lively and entertaining, you need to convey things quickly and simply, you need to keep reiterating the main themes as people are going to be dipping in and out, and you need to get everything right.”

I’ve had a piece published in InPublishing magazine this month, recounting my experience live blogging the US election last year. You can read it online here.