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|Title:||Bloggers’ Community Characteristics and Influence within Greek Political Blogosphere|
|Subjects:||FRASCATI::Social sciences::Media and communications|
|Abstract:||This paper investigates the properties of central or core political blogs. They can be located as clusters of blogs whose members have many incoming links. Other blogs form clouds around them in the sense that they link the core blogs. A case study records Greek political blogs and their incoming links reported through their blogrolls. The adjacency matrix from the blogs’ social network is analyzed and clusters are located. Three of them, those with the larger numbers of incoming links, may be considered to be central. Next, four measures of influence are used to test the influence of the central blogs. The findings suggest that there are many kinds of central blogs, influential and non-influential, and high influence does not always involve high hyperlinking.|
|Appears in Collections:||Department of International and European Studies |
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