Tagged: Privacy

A Blogger’s Code of Conduct

Writing on Twitter earlier this weekend, Liberal Conspiracy editor Sunny Hundal asked some interesting questions of those of us who write and read blogs:

Should bloggers have a code of conduct? Would you appreciate it if a blog had one?

Of course, this is not a new subject and it’s certainly one that divides opinions, particularly in the context of the many political blogs out there, which are written by activists, journalists and politicians alike – and which often attract very virulent and partisan commenters (to say the very least).

The idea of a code of conduct is certainly something that interests me, despite the fact that Another Kind Of Mind is different in that it is not solely a political blog (although there’s certainly a lot of politics to be found here). I have, however, long had quite a few informal but important rules I follow when blogging, whether I’m writing about politics or not (see below).

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