Surveying the Blogosphere
By Mary Jo Wagner, WPR
If you have an opinion to share with the masses -- you could get on the phone, copy off a stack of leaflets, blast out a barrage of emails....or you could start a weblog on the Internet. Because it’s so easy to do, blogging is one of the fastest growing tools for people to share what they’re up to with anyone who cares to know. The concept has caught on with many in the user community, and blogs are now commonly cited in politics, media, and mainstream society. In today's installment of our series Netted: Life Online, Mary Jo Wagner explores the "blogosphere".
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Christine Boese spoke with Mary Jo Wagner about the particulars of blogging. She is a journalism professor at the University of Montana, a reporter with the CNN Headline Newsdesk, and an intrepid blogger.
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Directory of the Blogosphere:
A Blog Overview, by Wikipedia:
A Blog Site Dedicated to sharing the potential of online journals to the world of education:
Dr. Cristine Boese's Bio:
Article presented for the T. Anthony Pollner public lecture series by Dr. Boese:
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