The political blogosphere and the 2004 U.S. election: divided they blog

@inproceedings{Adamic2005ThePB,
  title={The political blogosphere and the 2004 U.S. election: divided they blog},
  author={Lada A. Adamic and Natalie S. Glance},
  booktitle={LinkKDD '05},
  year={2005}
}
In this paper, we study the linking patterns and discussion topics of political bloggers. Our aim is to measure the degree of interaction between liberal and conservative blogs, and to uncover any differences in the structure of the two communities. Specifically, we analyze the posts of 40 "A-list" blogs over the period of two months preceding the U.S. Presidential Election of 2004, to study how often they referred to one another and to quantify the overlap in the topics they discussed, both… Expand
Mapping the U.S. Political Blogosphere: Are Conservative Bloggers More Prominent?
TLDR
An overview of one new approach for collecting and analysing weblog data is presented, and this approach is illustrated in the context of a preliminary quantitative analysis of online networks formed by a sample of North-American “A-list” political bloggers. Expand
Political Deliberation in the Blogosphere: The Case of the 2009 Portuguese Elections
TLDR
Data suggests that blog readers don't look for different points of view, blog commentators usually limit themselves to one blog, bloggers do not comment on other blogs other than their own, and relatively few links exist between all three blogs, undermining the idea that the political blogosphere can enhance the deliberative character of the public sphere. Expand
Blogs: spinning a web of virality
TLDR
A new methodology is developed that creates a map of the 'life cycle' of blogs posting links to viral information and finds that while elite and top-general blogs create political information, they drive and sustain the viral process, whereas top-political and tail blogs act as followers in the process. Expand
A Tale of Two Blogospheres
In this article, the authors compare the practices of discursive production among top U.S. political blogs on the left and right during summer 2008. An examination of the top 155 political blogsExpand
Fifteen Minutes of Fame: The Power of Blogs in the Lifecycle of Viral Political Information
This empirical study addresses dynamics of viral information in the blogosphere and aims to fill gaps in the literature. In this study, we present a new methodology which enables us to capture theExpand
Democracy.com: A Tale of Political Blogs and Content
  • K. Nahon, Jeff J. Hemsley
  • Political Science, Computer Science
  • 2011 44th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
  • 2011
TLDR
Using a hybrid theoretical framework which acknowledges homophily and the power law distribution among political blogs, this paper exhibits the use of the Internet also as a cross-participation platform and as strengthening participation. Expand
The Two Blogospheres: Political Blog Use, Participation, and Sophistication during the 2008 U.S. Election Season
Despite the attention given to political blogs in recent campaigns, scholars have often overlooked something without which they could not thrive: readers. Moreover, literature has considered thatExpand
Mapping the Australian Political Blogosphere
The blogosphere allows for the networked, decentralised, distributed discussion and deliberation on a wide range of topics. Based on their authors' interests, only a subset of all blogs willExpand
Histories of Blogging
In the early to mid-2000s, at the height of ‘Web 2.0’, blogs represented many potential ideals: the ability for anyone to publish what they wanted; the possibility of an audience of millions; theExpand
Jointly They Edit: Examining the Impact of Community Identification on Political Interaction in Wikipedia
TLDR
The results indicate that users who proclaim their political affiliation within the community tend to proclaim their identity as a ‘Wikipedian’ even more loudly, suggesting that the shared identity of ‘being Wikipedian' may be strong enough to triumph over other potentially divisive facets of personal identity, such as political affiliation. Expand
...
1
2
3
4
5
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 31 REFERENCES
Conversations in the Blogosphere: An Analysis "From the Bottom Up"
  • S. Herring, Inna Kouper, +5 authors Ning Yu
  • Computer Science
  • Proceedings of the 38th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
  • 2005
The "blogosphere" has been claimed to be a densely interconnected conversation, with bloggers linking to other bloggers, referring to them in their entries, and posting comments on each other'sExpand
The power and politics of blogs
Abstract The rise of bloggers raises the vexing question of why blogs have any influence at all, given their relatively low readership and lack of central organization. We argue that to answer thisExpand
Audience, structure and authority in the weblog community
The weblog medium, while fundamentally an innovation in personal publishing has also come to engender a new form of social interaction on the web: a massively distributed but completely connectedExpand
Analyzing the US Senate in 2003: Similarities, Networks, Clusters and Blocs
To analyze the roll calls in the US Senate in year 2003, we have employed the methods already used throughout the science community for analysis of genes, surveys and text. With information-theoreticExpand
Winners don't take all: Characterizing the competition for links on the web
TLDR
A simple generative model quantifies the degree to which the rich nodes grow richer, and how new (and poorly connected) nodes can compete, and accurately accounts for the true connectivity distributions of category-specific web pages, the web as a whole, and other social networks. Expand
BlogPulse: Automated Trend Discovery for Weblogs
TLDR
This paper describes the application of data mining, information extraction and NLP algorithms for discovering trends across a subset of approximately 100,000 weblogs, and implements trend search, which graphs the normalized trend line over time for a search query and provides a way to estimate the relative buzz of word of mouth for given topics over time. Expand
\Googlearchy": How a Few Heavily-Linked Sites Dominate Politics on the Web
Claims about the Web and politics have commonly confounded two dierent things: retrievability and visibility, the large universe of pages that could theoretically be accessed versus those thatExpand
Topic and Role Discovery in Social Networks
TLDR
The Author-Recipient-Topic (ART) model for social network analysis is presented, which learns topic distributions based on the direction-sensitive messages sent between entities, adding the key attribute that distribution over topics is conditioned distinctly on both the sender and recipient. Expand
Power to the Parties: Cohesion and Competition in the European Parliament, 1979–2001
How cohesive are political parties in the European Parliament? What coalitions form and why? The answers to these questions are central for understanding the impact of the European Parliament onExpand
The Nature of Markets in the World Wide Web
Much has been said about the possibility that in the information age, ease of entry and global access will lead to market characteristics with few inefficiencies. While several arguments have beenExpand
...
1
2
3
4
...