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Paulo Querido. Na Internet desde 1989

7 de junho de 2008

A blogosfera política e o azeite

Quando em 2005 falei deste fenómeno numa reportagem publicada na Única (Expresso), antecipando-o para Portugal, Pacheco Pereira não gostou (ou por outra, aproveitou a ocasião para vincar um corte comigo).

Três anos depois, vê-se qual era a análise com valor. E vê-se, a bem da credibilidade, quem é que deixa os assuntos de ego sobreporem-se a questões da razão.

Cito de Political Blogging 2.0, por Aaron Brazell no TechnoSailor, publicado hoje:

The Second Great Age of political blogging is upon us. For those who remember the 2004 race, when blogging was just hitting its stride, you might remember that politicos were the only bloggers acknowledged by anyone in the media. It’s still that way to a large degree, but only one blog, Huffington Post remains in the top 10 blogs in existence, a range that is dominated by tech blogs. Of the Technorati Top 100, only 16 could be deemed “political” blogs, though certainly TreeHugger straddles the political/business fence.

Of note, also, is the sense that Technorati, as an example, is dominated by tech and business blogs. I won’t argue that except to note that in 2004, it was the political blogs that peppered the Technorati landscape. When comparing the left’s biggest blog, Daily Kos(#12 on Technorati Top 100) against tech blogs like TechCrunch(#2) and Ars Technica(#7) on Compete, we get a reflection of what is being said by other metrics: (ler continuação na fonte)

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