Blog Media In UK: Danson Buys LabourHome Blog; Messy Media Gives Up

So it isn’t just in U.S., but some frentic blog media activity in UK as well:

— Datamonitor founder Mike Danson, who bought half of left-leaning current affairs mag New Statesman in April, has invested a five-figure sum to buy a majority of unofficial Labour party blog LabourHome. More details here

— MessyMedia, an attempt by former *Yahoo* European news director to set up a Gawker-style UK blog publisher, has just been shut down – or at least, the blog publishing part. The reason: “The audiences for these titles didn