The Emergence of the Progressive Blogosphere
by Chris Bowers, Wed Aug 10, 2005 at 11:21:30 AM EDT
The report includes all of the following:
- Background on the political impact of blogs
- The role of right-wing blogs within the Republican Noise Machine
- The emergence of new online progressive constituencies
- A discussion of early conservative netroots dominance
- A discussion on the rise of the progressive netroots
- A look into conservative "blog sprawl"
- A guide for Democratic campaigns to better connect with the netroots
- A summary of the competitive advantages of the left and right-wing blogospheres
- A comprehensive listing of the 100 most trafficked progressive blogs and netroots sites, sorted by traffic
- A companion listing of the 129 conservative blogs and netroots sites with traffic equal to or greater than the 100th ranked liberal blog
Check it out. Let me know what you think. We can't work together if we can't talk to each other. We can't talk to each other if we aren't speaking the same language. Hopefully this will help get the ball rolling.
Update: Just got an email from Democratic Underground. Turns out their weekly page views are actually around 7,000,000--bigger than Dailykos. Holy Crap. Much bigger than I thought. I wonder what Free Republic is.