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The British Prime Minister has sidestepped traditional media and used the Net to broadcast to the nation. The party political Webcast by Tony Blair earlier today was part of a £55,000 refit of the Government Web site, number-10.gov.uk. What's more, the PM has vowed to talk to his flock every Friday using it as a platform to connect directly to his people. Today he talked about education. Government spinpersons denied that this New Media triumph could smudge the boundaries between Government policy and party politics. ® See also: The Blair Net Project

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