My defintion of a blog network

Lots of talk about blog networks. I have a pet peeve. Figured I might as well discuss it. First, what is a blog network? In my opinion, the network has to have ownership or some sort of control of the blogs. Not necessarily 100% control but some controlling interest. Given that definition, that would mean there are “blog networks” not being recognized as such.

Study: Blogs haven’t displaced media

From Reuters: Charting the discussion of issues during the 2004 presidential campaign, the study by the Pew Internet & American Life Project and consultants BuzzMetrics found political blogs—online opinion and information sites—played a similar, but not greater role, as did the mainstream media and the candidates’ campaigns in creating “buzz.” The study dispels the notion […]