Left Foot Forward
Type of site
|Created by||Will Straw|
|Editor||Niamh Ní Mhaoileoin|
Left Foot Forward (LFF) is a left wing political blog in the UK, established in 2009. Its creator, Will Straw, the son of Alice Perkins and Jack Straw, edited the newspaper until December 2010. Straw was succeeded by Shamik Das, who was succeeded in February 2013 by James Bloodworth, then in February 2016 by Niamh Ní Mhaoileoin, the current editor.
In 2016, Left Foot Forward described itself as "progressive" and "in agreement with left of centre policies and politicians". It regards as sister blogs ThinkProgress in the United States, and Chifley in Australia.
- Dan Sabbagh "Is this really the death of political blogging?", The Guardian, 13 May 2011
- "Our people: Will Straw, Institute for Public Policy Research
- "Biographies", Left Foot Forward website
- Pickard, Jim; Boxell, James (31 May 2010). "Labour’s stance on immigration under criticism". Financial Times.
- Helm, Toby (21 March 2010). "Political blogs: Our round-up of the best political pundits on the web". The Observer (London). Retrieved 21 March 2010.
- Bell, Matthew (10 January 2010). "In his father's footsteps. Straw the younger's political trek". Independent on Sunday (London).
- Iain, Dale (13 May 2011). "A second life for UK political blogging?". The Guardian (London).
- "About". Left Foot Forward. Retrieved 15 February 2016.
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