The Week That Was – Around the Blogosphere

The Coprieta Standard highlights some of the news stories from our fellow micronational news media services around the Blogosphere in the past week.

Vol. 1 Ed. 1

December 21 to 27, 2014

  • The Christmas Spirit was not lost as many micronations this week saw speeches made by their head-of-state, including, among other Emperor Stephanus of Abeldane, Emperor Adam of Adammia, Emperor Jonathan of Austenasia and Bysalian President John Gordon.
  • Political parties are getting an early head-start on the March 2015 elections in Sorrenia, according to the local party press machines. The New Democratic Times reports that the Social Democrats International party is working on finalizing its slate of candidates, with recently appointed General Commanding Llewelyn Lawton seeking the prime ministership and incumbent President Andrew Janiszewski seeking re-election. Meanwhile, the Workers Party’s People’s Pravda reports that Miles Pressland will seek to unseat Janiszewski.
  • While voting in Sorrenia may be months away, two micronations are sending citizens to the ballot boxes with just days to spare in 2014. In Namayan, the first-ever election will begin on December 29, with two parties vying for election to the positions of Rajah, Prime Minister, and Senator, according to the Namayan News Agency. Lundenwic is also holding its inaugural election, though the Imperial State News reports that a ballot shortage in the capital of New Charter will delay results until New Years’ Eve at the earliest.

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The Week That Was – Around the Blogosphere

4 thoughts on “The Week That Was – Around the Blogosphere

  1. Dear Readers,

    This is the first edition of a four-week trial period, in which the Coprieta Standard will provide a very brief referencing of select stories from other micronational media sources during the past week (Sunday to Saturday), with links to those articles and news services being provided so that our readers can read about topics that the Coprieta Standard was unable to report on due to time and resource constraints.

    If you like what you see in this first edition, or if you don’t, please cast a vote in the poll at the end of the article. If you’re undecided today, don’t worry, there are three more editions planned during the trial. The overall poll results from over the trial period will play a key role in determining if this feature is continued.

    Finally, I invite individuals to post links to their newsblogs (or if you use a platform other than a blog, the link to that site) in reply to this article if you wish, as it will help me build a list of news services to monitor for potential inclusion in this feature.



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