A poll was posted on the FARA staff blog for two weeks in December 2007. Only 7 persons replied to a poll on the use of the FARA staff blog.
The objective: To play around with a Web2.0 tool among the FARA staff was not reached - I made 98 % of the blog postings. But:
In order to facilitate postings on the FARA Secretariat blog by professional staff the facility to e-mail directly onto the blog we was activated from December 2007 onwards. The e-mail text appears as a posting and the e-mail subject as a posting header. But again, even easy access did lead professional FARA staff to post on the blog.
To end on a positive note:
Interview with Dr. Monty Jones about the FARA Staff blog (24/09/2007):