[Air-L] How do you collect information about the total number ofblogs in a given region?

Nick Lalone nick.lalone at gmail.com
Sun Apr 11 20:32:57 PDT 2010


While your emails could be useful, I have yet to find one I could read!

On Sun, Apr 11, 2010 at 8:31 PM, Scott MacLeod <scott at scottmacleod.com>wrote:

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> }Fouad,
>  Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet and Society has focused on
> this over the years, for one. Here's a starting place:
> http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/jkbaumga/2005/08/30/measuring-the-blogosphere/
> .
> [1] Check their archive, as well. And you might find material here at
> the virtual ethnography wiki bibilography: http://webnographers.org.
> [2]
>  Please add some of what you find to the open, free, 'edit this page'
> World University and School's Media Studies page:
> http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Media_Studies [3]
>  All best,
>  Scott
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>  On Sun 11/04/10  8:11 PM , Fouad Bajwa fouadbajwa at gmail.com sent:
>  Dear Community Members,
>  I would like to learn the various methods and tools used to
> determine
>  the total number of blogs in a given region? Has anyone attempted
> such
>  an endeavour and what were there findings? I would like to explore
>  this for my country to identify the number of blogs in Pakistan,
>  categorize them within active and non-active (within a given
> criteria
>  of number of posts) etc. Kindly point me to available work,
>  methodology, tools if any, how such data mining would actually be
>  carried out etc.
>  Appreciating your support in advance.
>  --
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> Links:
> ------
> [1]
> http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/jkbaumga/2005/08/30/measuring-the-blogosphere/
> .
> [2] http://webnographers.org.
> [3] http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Media_Studies
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