I thought I’d take a day to reflect on yesterday’s proceedings. Firstly, the Progressive Bloggers event was a success. A good turnout, with some special appearances by George Takach and Deborah Coyne
Now, onto the Showcase – the actual event. I’ve already detailed the power outlet issue, but what of the actual format itself?
First . . . → Read More: Scott’s DiaTribes: An interesting Showcase Day
I’m still at the Prog Blog meetup as I type this; we’ve had a good turnout so far with visits from George Takach (and unexpectedly a visit from Deborah Coyne), but I’m hearing rumblings from the bloggers already there at the LPC Showcase that the LPC has failed to provide any tables down there with . . . → Read More: Scott’s DiaTribes: Hint to LPC: supply power to the tables you accredit bloggers for next time
There were a lot of other LPC leadership contenders I’d have thought would concede the race a lot sooner then Marc Garneau did – those folks who didn’t even have a hope of winning. If Garneau is gone and declared the race over (which I think most everyone was anyhow, other then a couple of . . . → Read More: Scott’s DiaTribes: If Garneau is conceding, what of the others?
I had an email from the Liberal Party of Canada arrive in my mailbox today to those “independent bloggers” who expressed interested in covering the event. Basically, it confirmed that’s happening, and to send in our blog name/organization so they could view it and see if we’re “legitimate”.
I’ve done so, and I’m one of . . . → Read More: Scott’s DiaTribes: Blogger accreditation for the LPC Showcase is confirmed (& I’m confirmed going).
I’ve been told that by a good source -in his words:
I’m told bloggers can use the media inquiry page to register for the showcase (Ed Note: the April 6 Event at the Metro Toronto Convention Center) event, and language about bloggers should be up shortly…No cost, you’re registering as media. I don’t know how . . . → Read More: Scott’s DiaTribes: Bloggers will be accredited for the April 6 Federal Liberal Showcase in Toronto