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Blogs I read: partisanship and party loyalty in the Canadian blogosphere

Elmer, Greg, Langlois, Ganaele, Devereaux, Zach, Ryan, Peter Malachy, McKelvey, Fenwick, Redden, Joanna and Curlew, Brady 2009. Blogs I read: partisanship and party loyalty in the Canadian blogosphere. Journal of Information Technology & Politics 6 , pp. 156-165. 10.1080/19331680902832582

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This article builds upon current hyperlink mapping research to determine the degree of party loyalty and partisanship in the Canadian political blogosphere. The article develops a hyperlink-based method of determining blogger endorsements as a means of tracking cross-party recommendations. The article concludes that bloggers affiliated with the governing Conservative Party of Canada exhibit the most cohesive ideological and party loyal set of blog recommendation links.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Journalism, Media and Culture
Subjects: F History United States, Canada, Latin America > F1001 Canada (General)
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
J Political Science > JL Political institutions (America except United States)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Blogging, blogosphere, blogrolls, blogs, Canada, Internet, loyalty, partisanship, politics
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISSN: 1933-1681
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 08:51

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