David Miliband prepares online campaign for Labour leadership bid

Contenders for the Labour leadership are preparing to launch ambitious online campaigns.

Frontrunner: David Miliband
Frontrunner: David Miliband

As PRWeek went to press, frontrunner David Miliband was understood to have already acquired a domain name and developed a campaign site.

Labour insiders also said Miliband had lined up leading figures in the political blogosphere to implement an ambitious social media strategy.

Alex Smith, editor of the LabourList blog, and Jessica Asato, outgoing acting director of progress, were both said to be on Miliband's radar. Smith declined to comment, while Asato said she was not working for any campaign

No candidates had been declared as PRWeek went to press.

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