The Top 10 Guardian Blog ranking was last updated 02/12/2016.
Known for delivering the latest breaking football and sports news, Sportblog is a trusted news source. Covering football, cricket, rugby and the NFL, this blog appeals to a broad audience of sports lovers. With a talented editorial team, the blog succeeds in giving its readers in-depth insights into what is happening in sports.
2. BOOKS BLOG
This blog provides the latest books news, comment, reviews and analysis from the book world. It features poetry, children’s book reviews, the best fiction and nonfiction releases, as well as a regularly updated podcast. The Guardian Books Blog also recently won Best UK Traditional Media Blog at the Vuelio Blog Awards 2016.
3. Music Blog
Providing readers with an eclectic mix of music, this blog is hailed as one of the best sources for finding the latest music from both commercial artists and up and coming acts. Authored by writers such as Martin Belam, Caroline Sullivan and Michael Hann, Music Blog covers everything from classical, jazz, metal, pop and hip hop.
Authored by Roy Greenslade who is a professor of journalism at City University, and former editor of the Daily Mirror, this blog explores politics, news and the media. Covering a lot of ground, Roy chats about everything from whether liberalism really is to blame for Britain’s ills? And why Farage and Trump have dominated the media.
5. FILM BLOG
This blog covers the newest film news, comment and analysis. In addition to film reviews, this blog offers interesting commentary on topics such as films that offer antidotes to alpha-male superhero’s, breakdowns of famous movie romances, and horror films that explore racial disparities in America.
The Guardian’s Politics blog provides updates of the latest news and developments in parliament, live from Westminster. Written by the Guardian’s senior political correspondent Andrew Sparrow, the POLITICS BLOG features rolling coverage throughout the day, from reporting on Brexit woes to offering verdicts and analysis on political highlights, Sparrow presents all the information you need to get an overview of the political landscape.
Market Forces keeps its audience up to date with the latest news about the rise and fall of market rates, shares, stock markets, and financial business news. Giving its readers insight over the external factors affecting market shares, such as technological and political developments including: inflation, the Brexit and international trade, author Nick Fletcher provides in-depth analysis alongside commentary from UK businesses.
8. Theatre Blog
Whether you’re an avid supporter of pantos, Shakespeare or West End musicals, the Theatre Blog caters to a variety of different tastes. Bringing together reviews of both popular and alternative stage productions, presenting issues which threaten British arts, while also helping readers locate what’s on during the week – Theatre Blog is a must read for those who are interested in finding out what’s on stage.
The Guardian’s financial editor Nils Pratley takes the lead on finance, writing about the biggest issues affecting businesses in the UK. Injecting his tongue-in-cheek flair into his articles, Nils offers readers informative detail about the state of the financial market and political agenda, providing commentary on the recent autumn statement, central bank independence, acquisitions and stocks.
Authored by a collection of Guardian critics including Luke Holland, Ben Child, and Stuart Heritage, this blog offers realistic and unfiltered reviews of the entertainment we consume daily. As well as providing readers with enough information to get them interested in tuning in (minus the spoilers), the TV and Radio Blog also features opinion pieces about popular culture, entertainment news, and introduces readers to new shows and podcasts.
The fundamentals of working with bloggers are the same as with traditional journalists at traditional media outlets: respect their schedules; take time to read their material to learn their interests; and only contact them if/when they want to be contacted.
Vuelio’s blog ranking methodology takes into consideration social sharing, topic-related content and post frequency. Profiles of these Guardian blogs and their authors can be found in the Vuelio Media Database.