Comparative Studies of Blogs and Other Online Journalism

This page contains a number of research projects I’ve undertaken in order better study blogs and other online journalism comparatively.

Recently I have come up with a list of 25 online publishing efforts– blogs, near-blogs, webzines– which cover U.S. politics. This has served as the basis for the following two reports:

One of the analysis pieces to come out of this was a hypothesis about blogger archetypes— different motivations why people blog. I’d like to test this and other difference:

Previous work in the beginning of 2004 focused on the visual layout of websites: