The Blogger's Strike

Traffic rival Arianna Huffington is in a bit of bother with her unpaid writers. She is set to expand out The Huffington Post to the UK later this year, with leftie scribblers already touting themselves around as potential contributors.

They will be keeping a close eye on how her pending court case goes. Freelancer Jonathan Tasini has filed an action on behalf of nine thousand writers who he says are owed $105 million for the free content they provided to the site. There is even talk of a blogger’s strike.

Total Politics better watch their back.




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No prizes for guessing who Andrea Leadsom is talking about:

“As you said last week, Mr Speaker, we have a responsibility to safeguard the rights of this House and as Leader of the House I seek to do exactly that, treating all members of parliament with courtesy and respect. I hope and expect all Honourable and Right Honourable members to do likewise.”

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