Wednesday, July 02, 2008

Liberal Blog Readers are More Participatory, More Likely to Mobilize

Liberal blog readers are both engaged in the process and self-segregated from right-wing bloggers (who also self-segregate):
Blog readers are more likely to participate in politics than are people who don’t read blogs. Left-wing blog readers are more participatory than right-wing blog readers. We speculate that left-wing blogs have more fully embraced the tasks of social movements, thereby seeking to mobilize their readers.

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