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

  title={The political blogosphere and the 2004 U.S. election: divided they blog},
  author={Lada A. Adamic and N. Glance},
  booktitle={LinkKDD '05},
  • Lada A. Adamic, N. Glance
  • Published in LinkKDD '05 2005
  • Political Science, Computer Science
  • 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… CONTINUE READING

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