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July 12, 2005

Interesting: MyDD Frets About Conservative Bloggers' Influence

The now-linkable-and-freely-readable Blogometer digs up an older post by Chris Bowers of MyDD:

Using BlogAds traffic ranking, Bowers calculates that among the top 250 trafficked ad-supported blogs, 103 lean left and 147 lean right. While liberal blogs occupy 6 of the top 10 and receive more overall traffic, conservative blogs are more abundant further down the long tail, and because smaller blogs tend to be locally-focused, conservative bloggers may have the edge in local and statewide political influence. Bowers sums up: "It is almost as though Democratic electoral problems with suburbs and exurbs are being repeated in the blogosphere. We dominate the big cities, but are getting whacked outside of them. If we are truly going to build a better blogosphere, progressives must respond to rapidly expanding conservative blog sprawl."

BTW, Chris: Liberal bloggers don't own New York City. Not on my watch.

I suppose the many NY-based writers on NRO's The Corner might have something to say about that too.

More good stuff at the link. All that Rove stuff I've been avoiding, not because I'm a hack (seriously!), but because, really, what is there to say?


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