Any platform that provides a space to communicate and express opinions is a blog. Twitter is a blog space and so is Facebook. Even Instagram or TikTok are audio-visual blogs. But there are limitations using these platforms as blogs. Audio-visual blogs can allow environmental factors to distract from the point being made while Facebook is more of a networking site and Twitter is restricted to 280 characters per post.
The Protocol provides personally skewed insights on a range of topics. Beyond the main focus on politics in Northern Ireland, articles will cover unconventional musings on entertainment and various social issues. Most posts will be concise and bitesize but others will elaborate, providing greater analysis and examination.