Adrian Goldberg is standing down as editor of campaigning Birmingham blog The Stirrer as he starts a new show on Five Live. He writes on The Stirrer: "Standards of impartiality demanded by the BBC sit uneasily with the opinion mongering and partsianship required of a decent blog. It’s been a hoot, but the time has come to move on. So what next for The Stirrer? Well, that’s where you, dear reader, come in. "Webmaster Andy Goff and I are happy to pass the site and/or The Forum to any individual or collective willing to maintain our best traditions of independent, campaigning journalism. We believe there’s also potential to develop The Stirrer as a community platform with a range of contributors capable of uploading their own content. If anyone’s interested, we’re willing to pass on advice, goodwill and the details of a willing team of bloggers - no strings attached."
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