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2012-04-20 09:42:18

Study shows blogs from the left are more collaborative and less individualistic than blogs from the right As presidential candidates from both parties gear up for the big day in November, more and more people are turning to political blogs to provide them with the latest news on the election-front. A new study released in the American Behavioral Scientist (published by SAGE) examined the differences among top political blogs from the right and the left and found that left-wing blogs...

2011-02-11 10:36:00

Tufts Finds "Outrage Talk" on the Rise among Liberals & Conservatives MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass., Feb. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While the tragic shooting in Arizona has spotlighted the vitriol that seems to pervade political commentary, objective research examining the scope of this disturbing phenomenon has been lacking. In the first published study of its kind, social scientists at Tufts University's School of Arts and Sciences have found that outrage talk is endemic...

2010-10-23 01:44:21

What's the mechanism that makes a political video go viral? What causes a video clip to spread from a few people to millions, sometimes in a matter of hours? Is it a top-down process led by elite gatekeepers or bottoms up, driven by people at the grass roots? And how do blogs affect the life cycle of a viral video? Common wisdom might suggest that a posse of political blogs triggers virality, but research from the University of Washington indicates it often springs from just two elite blogs...

2008-11-11 03:00:15

Nikolas Gough of Funk.me Intemedia Aps is launching a premium dotme auction and shopping site at www.Funk.me. With the incredible success of the Dot me domain, which launched in July with record domain registration and racking up record sales in two previous auctions, Nikolas decided it was time to develop a me auction site for prospective buyers, investors and end-users to peruse and bid on premium me inventory. Top premium me domains on the site include: Loan, Vegas, Sportsbet, Toons,...

2008-10-28 09:00:17

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, BuzzLogic, a social media analysis company and ad network, revealed the results of its Harnessing the Power of Blogs survey, a BuzzLogic-sponsored research study of more than 2,000 online consumers in the US conducted by JupiterResearch, a Forrester research company. The study aimed to uncover changing behavior around blog discovery and consumption, how blogs factor into consumer purchase decisions and the nature of blog influence on buying...

2008-10-28 11:30:00

Foreigners are following every detail of the U.S. presidential election, which because of the Internet has become a truly global experience, bloggers say. World Wide Web surfers from around the globe are glued to their computers, consuming news, watching YouTube videos and reading -- as well as writing -- political blogs, The Washington Post reported Tuesday. "The Internet makes the world smaller, just a few clicks away, right?" Amira Al Hussaini, a Bahrain native and editor of foreign blog...

2008-09-29 16:05:00

In the days after Sarah Palin was nominated as the Republican Vice-Presidential candidate, the Web was rife with content focused on the Alaska governor. One of the most piquant -- and widely viewed -- video clips came from The Daily Show. In it, host Jon Stewart highlighted Palin doublespeak by conservative pundits. He showed, for instance, a clip of Bill O'Reilly calling the pregnancy of Palin's teen daughter a private issue just months after the Fox News commentator had lambasted actress...

2008-09-16 21:00:14

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Gil Klein of the National Press Club, +1-703-338-2721, gklein@press.org WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Changes in new media are happening so quickly that Facebook may already be passe as a news medium in this presidential campaign, experts on changing news technology told a National Press Club forum Monday. Twittering is rapidly growing. "I think we are in the post-Facebook phase," said Ana Marie Cox, who founded the influential...

2008-09-11 12:00:23

Largest Blogging Conference in the World Brings Together New Media Mavericks and Experts to Inform, Share Experiences and Inspire FutureWorks Brian Solis, 408-720-8228 ext. 101 brian@future-works.com or SHIFT Communications Cathy Summers, 415-591-8415 csummers@shiftcomm.com BlogWorld & New Media Expo, the first and only conference dedicated to blogging and new media, is bringing an all-star roster of speakers to Las Vegas - with more than 150 thought leaders across every...

2008-07-19 09:00:20

By John Moritz, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas Jul. 19--AUSTIN -- Nate Wilcox talks about 1998 like a baby boomer's grandfather talks about a Ford Model T. It was a lot of fun, but awfully clunky. Especially considering what's available today. But for Wilcox, 1998 doesn't call to mind his first car. More like his first campaign job working on behalf of Texas Democrats. Back then, candidates and political operatives had to scrounge for any ink they could get in the newspapers and any...


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2013-02-17 09:13:14

Image Credit: Photos.com A blog is a written discussion or information posted on a website over the Internet. The blog is posted with the most recent one first, dealing with any subject or topic within the constraints of the website administrator. Before 2009 most blogs were written by an individual or small group of people. Today, most websites use multi-author blogs (MABs) where a large number of authors write and submit content which is edited professionally. Information gathered for...

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