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If journalism is the first draft of history, live blogging is the first draft of journalism.

Andrew Sparrow

# 10th May 2010, 4:28 pm / blogging, journalism, recovered, andrew-sparrow, liveblogging

Live blogging the general election. The Guardian’s ongoing live blogs covering the UK election have been the best way of following events that I’ve seen (yes, better than Twitter). Live-blog author Andrew Sparrow explains his approach.

# 10th May 2010, 4:27 pm / blogging, guardian, journalism, recovered, election, andrew-sparrow, liveblogging