Politicians use the internet to talk the talk - but is it enough?

Tony Blair is on YouTube. David Cameron has Webcameron. David Miliband writes a blog. While the excruciation caused by visiting some of these websites is on a par with watching your dad dance at a disco, politicians are using the internet as a more direct way of communicating with the public. The trend is recognised by AboutMyArea.co.uk, a community-run network of websites offering free online space to candidates to boost interest in next week's local elections.

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