The Rise of the Blogosphere

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TitleThe Rise of the Blogosphere
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2007
AuthorsBarlow, A
CityWestport, Conn.
ISBN Number9780275989965
KeywordsBlogs., Cyberspace., Journalism United States., Online journalism.

The conception of a popular American press – The rise of advocacy journalism – Debate in the early American press – The victory for rights of the press – The heyday of the partisan press – The rise of professional journalism – The creation of press empires – Domination of the press by electronic media – Alternative journalism – The failure of the American news media – The movement toward public journalism – The growth of the discussion boards and the birth of the blogs – 9/11 and the rise of the blogosphere – Research, Rathergate, and the power of the blogs – Political reclamation and citizen journalism.