Blogs in the 2006 Election
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This paper discusses the role of left-leaning political blogs in the 2006 election, with special focus on Connecticut. Additionally, the paper traces the rise and significance of the American left blogosphere. It also argues that the mainstream media overestimate the importance of Joe Lieberman's re-election against blog-supported candidate Ned Lamont, missing the broader significance of the Democratic wins.
From the Paper:"The congressional elections of are the first United States election to take place since the political blogosphere emerged as an influential voice in American politics, both in its own self-perception and in the estimation of the US mainstream media. The following discussion will consider the role of political blogs in the election and the mainstream media's response with particular emphasis on the Connecticut senate race between Joe Lieberman and Ned Lamont. The written political blog has established itself as the characteristic political expression of..."
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