Bloggers Rely on Sources Outside Traditional Media

Brendan R. Watson

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This analysis of 100 blogs finds that local public affairs bloggers do not rely on newspapers for the majority of their sources. They are more likely to use original sources and original reporting, particularly when writing about local topics commonly ignored by the news media.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)20-33
JournalNewspaper Research Journal
StatePublished - 2012

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