Left wing blog, Political Scrapbook, has produced a video featuring some of the high profile political bloggers who threw in the towel last year.
Missing from this list is one of Don’t Call Me Dave’s favourites, Constantly Furious, which came to an end in June.
Iain Dale claims that the reason he stopped blogging is because
The Barnet Blogosphere is currently in good health - with several new blogs appearing in 2010 - providing an invaluable service for the community with an astonishing depth of coverage. The question is, for how long can this continue? If professional newspapers are losing money and cutting back their coverage, how can amateur bloggers provide the same service for free for the long term?
DCMD does not profess to know the answer to this question, but fears that local political blogging is unsustainable in its current form.