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

martin dodge m.dodge at manchester.ac.uk
Mon Apr 12 04:46:07 PDT 2010

On Mon, 12 Apr 2010, Fouad Bajwa wrote:

hi, you might want to take a look at the geographic analysis of web media
production being undertaken by Matt Zook and Mark Graham, details on their


> 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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