January 19, 2018

Report (PDF): The Power and Politics of Blogs

Posted by: of ExecutiveSummary.com on 07/23/04

Daniel W. Drezner, assistant professor of political science at the University of Chicago and Henry Farrell, assistant professor of political science and George Washington University, have posted a new academic paper on blogs:

This paper addresses this puzzle by focusing on two interrelated aspects of the “blogosphere”: the unequal distribution of readers across the array of weblogs, and the increasing interactions between blogs and mainstream media outlets…
The skewed distribution of weblog influence makes it easy for observers to extract information or analysis from blogs – but the reason they are important is that journalists and opinion leaders are readers of blog.


1 comment for Report (PDF): The Power and Politics of Blogs

  1. Politics in the Blogsphere

    As the American election approaches, I think political blogs are going
    to be quite influential.  We’ve already seen how they …

    Trackback by View from the Isle — July 24, 2004 @ 10:42 am

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