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The Blogosphere: Interconnected, But Segmented.

Check out this neat study [it's a .pdf] (via Kevin Drum's Political Animal) from blogpulse.com, showing how the blogosphere worked during the 2004 campaign season.

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The study notes that liberal blogs linked to these five stories most:

1. CBS News poll of uncommitted voters shows Kerry winning 43% to 28%
2. Sun Times article: Bob Novak predicts that George Bush will retreat from Iraq if reelected
3. CBS News article on forged memos
4. New York Daily News article on Osama Bin Laden videotope, “gift” for the President
5. Time Magazine poll: Bush opens double-digit lead on post convention bounce

Meanwhile, conservative blogs linked to these articles most:

1. CBS News article on forged memos
2. Time Magazine poll: Bush opens double-digit lead on post convention bounce
3. National Review article refuting the case about missing explosives
4. ABC News article refuting the case about missing explosives
5. Washington Post article reporting on Kerry’s proposal to allow Iran to keep its nuclear power plants in exchange for giving up the right to retain the nuclear fuel that could be used for bomb-making

Other interesting stuff includes this figure, which shows how the conservative and liberal blogs differed in their coverage of Rathergate/Memogate:

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And this figure shows why, when liberal and conservative bloggers get together to discuss something, they seem to be speaking different languages (because there are two separate and diverging medias):

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Neat stuff.

Posted by Will Franklin · 11 March 2005 06:33 PM

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