Community Guidelines

The Naton State blog aims to provide high quality content exploring the topics of Culture, Media and politics; and the interdependent relationship between them.

The Naton State blog also welcomes discussion of these topics in the comments section. Anybody is free to comment on articles, provided they have a valid email address.

Comment moderation

In short…keep it legal, keep it civil, don’t use bad language and respect your fellow users.

Please submit all comments in English. Comments in other languages will be deleted because automated translation services have their limitations and we cannot be completely certain of what has been written. read more

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Privacy & Legal

Who am I?

My name is Charles Naton and I’m an independent author and blogger based in the UK.

My website address is:

I can be contacted directly at

What personal data this website collects and why.


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service Privacy Policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment. read more

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