A blog (a portmanteau of the term web log) is a personal journal published on the World Wide Web consisting of discrete entries ("posts") typically displayed in reverse chronological order so the most recent post appears first. Blogs are usually the work of a single individual, occasionally of a small group, and often are themed on a single subject. Blog can also be used as a verb, meaning to maintain or add content to a blog.
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The blogosphere is made up of all blogs and their interconnections. The term implies that blogs exist together as a connected community (or as a collection of connected communities) or as a social network in which everyday authors can publish their opinions. Since the term has been coined, it has been referenced in a number of media and is also used to refer to the Internet.
4chan is an English-language imageboard website. Launched on October 1, 2003, its boards were originally used for the posting of pictures and discussion of manga and anime. Users generally post anonymously and the site has been linked to Internet subcultures and activism, most notably Project Chanology. 4chan users have been responsible for the formation or popularization of Internet memes such as lolcats, Rickrolling, "Chocolate Rain", Pedobear and many others.
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Daily Kos is an American political blog that publishes news and opinions from a progressive point of view. It functions as a discussion forum and group blog for a variety of netroots activists, whose efforts are primarily directed toward influencing and strengthening the Democratic Party. Additionally, the site features a participatory political encyclopedia ("DKosopedia"), glossaries, and other content.
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Electro-Harmonix is a New York-based company that makes high-end electronic audio processors. The company was founded by Mike Matthews in 1968. It is best-known for a series of popular guitar effects pedals introduced in the 1970s and 1990s.
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The Mormon blogosphere (in some contexts referred to as the bloggernacle or Bloggernacle Choir) is the Mormon portion of the blogosphere. The latter two terms were coined by individuals within members of LDS blogging community as a play on the name of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir; however, not all LDS-themed bloggers like or use the name Bloggernacle, or even consider their blog to be part of it.
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A political blog is a common type of blog that comments on politics. In liberal democracies the right to criticize the government without interference is considered an important element of free speech. In other jurisdictions bloggers use the uncensored nature of the Internet to bypass state controlled news media but as a result may find themselves persecuted.
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Henry George Blogg GC BEM (6 February 1876 – 13 June 1954) was a famous lifeboatman from Cromer on the north coast of Norfolk, England. Henry Blogg of Cromer is referred to as "the greatest of the lifeboatmen".
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Fashion blogs are blogs that cover the fashion industry, clothing, and personal style.
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Anthony Watts (blogger)
Anthony Watts is an American meteorologist, editor of the blog, Watts Up With That? (WUWT), owner of the weather graphics company ItWorks, and founder of the SurfaceStations. org project that documents the siting of weather stations across the United States.
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Charles Foster Johnson (born April 13, 1953) is an American blogger, software developer, and former jazz guitarist. He has played on 29 albums.
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Joshua Selassie "Josh" Wolf (born June 8, 1982) is an American video activist who was jailed by a Federal district court on August 1, 2006 for refusing to turn over a collection of videotapes he recorded during a July 2005 demonstration in San Francisco, California. Wolf served 226 days in prison at the Federal Correctional Institution, Dublin, California, longer than any other journalist in U.S. history has served for protecting source materials. With permission from the prosecution, U.S.
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Blogging in Iran
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Blogging in Burma
In Myanmar (Burma), some blogs started in 2005. The earlier blogs were written in English, as there was no unicode font at that time so they could not post in their mother language. After the Zawgyi font was released, Nyi Lynn Seck put the Zawgyi font in his blog and started the Myanmar blog. After that, Mandalay blogger Mg Hla also shared this knowledge with other bloggers. Then, in late November 2006, the Myanmar blogs developed more and more. There are now over ten thousand Myanmar blogs.
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David Farrar (New Zealand)
David Peter Farrar (born 11 September 1967) is a New Zealand political activist, blogger, and pollster. He is a frequent commentator in the media on Internet issues. Farrar has held many roles within the New Zealand National Party and has worked in Parliament for four National Party leaders. His blog, Kiwiblog, is the most widely read, and commented on, New Zealand blog. Farrar also maintains a presence on social networking sites Facebook and Twitter.
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A warblog or milblog is a weblog devoted mostly or wholly to covering news events concerning an ongoing war. Sometimes the use of the term "warblog" implies that the blog concerned has a pro-war slant. The use of the term "milblog" implies that the author is with the military.
J-blogosphere is the name that some members of the Jewish blogging community use to refer to themselves. Blogs with a Jewish focus are called J-blogs. The name "J-blogosphere" was coined by Steven I. Weiss when he was the leader of "Protocols," a now defunct group J-blog, and one of the first notable Jewish blogs. Variations on the term were employed there as early as August, 2003, and the first use of "J-blogosphere" appears to have been made in February, 2004.
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Matt Lewis (journalist)
Matt Lewis is a writer, commentator and blogger, currently with The Daily Caller.
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Calculated Risk is a finance and economics blog. It was started in early 2005 by former technology executive Bill McBride (pseudonym Calculated Risk), with frequent posts by Doris Dungey (under the pseudonym Tanta) until her death on November 30, 2008 from ovarian cancer. As an early predictor of the United States housing bubble, Calculated Risk developed a "cult following" and influence over US fiscal policy.
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Andy Baio (born April 22, 1977) is an American technologist and blogger. He is the founder of Upcoming. org, a former CTO of Kickstarter, and author of the Waxy. org blog.
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Eric Burns (blogger)
Eric Alfred Burns (born January 27, 1968) is an American critic, writer, poet, columnist and Role Playing Game developer who lived in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire. He is known as the creator and one of the principal writers of the popular culture and webcomic commentary website Websnark and as the writer of the webcomic Gossamer Commons.
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Indian blogosphere (or IndiBlogosphere) is used to describe the online predominantly community of Indian weblogs that is part of the larger blogosphere.
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Richard Horton (blogger)
Richard Horton (born 1964) is a detective constable with Lancashire Constabulary, and former blogger who lives in Lancashire. He is the author of the Orwell Prize-winning anonymous blog NightJack which commented on his work as a police officer.
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Josh Mora (born July 18, 1970) is an American sportscaster, author and blogger who has covered the Chicago Blackhawks for Comcast Sportsnet Chicago and the Buffalo Sabres for Empire Sports Network. He also hosted many of the CSN Sportsnite shows and covered baseball, basketball and feature stories. He has been a columnist and blogger for Thefourthperiod. com and Weseed. com. His current blog is 40yearoldnothing. wordpress. com.
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The Chinese Blogger Conference (or CNBloggerCon) was the first national bloggers conference held in China. The conference first convened in Shanghai in November 2005, and was held in the subsequent years in Hangzhou (2006), Beijing (2007), Guangzhou (2008) and Lianzhou (2009). One of the more prominent organizers of the conference is the Shanghai-based investment manager and blogger Isaac Mao..
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Digby is the pseudonym of liberal political blogger Heather Parton from Santa Monica, California who founded the blog Hullabaloo. She has been called one of the "leading and most admired commentators" of the progressive blogosphere. Digby began as a commenter on the blogs of Bartcop and Atrios and launched her own blog on January 1, 2003, calling it Hullabaloo "because one function of blogs is to cause a ruckus" and decorating it with a picture of a screaming Howard Beale from the film Network.
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Sense on Cents
Sense on Cents is a financial blog. It is authored and managed by Larry Doyle, a 23-year Wall Street veteran, and is found at www. senseoncents. com. Sense on Cents was launched in January 2009, emphasizing investor education and protection with regard to the economy, markets, and finance. In the blog, Doyle covers an extensive array of topics and writes in a style which is understandable for those with little to no financial/market experience to graduate level professors.
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Steve Gray (TV presenter)
Steven Gray is a blogger and former New Zealand television presenter who most recently co-hosted the weekday morning show, Good Morning. Before promotion to the show, Gray was its long-serving film and DVD reviewer and gossip columnist. Gray was raised in Hamilton, New Zealand. He worked as a barman, actor, fence builder, painter, singing telegrammer, drag performer and nanny, before branching into film and media.
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Ron Coleman (legal scholar)
Ronald David Coleman (born March 11, 1963) is a lawyer and legal blogger who is known for his work in the areas of First Amendment and intellectual property rights, especially pertaining to the Internet, and particularly in his role as author of the Likelihood of Confusion blawg. He served briefly as an adjunct professor of law at Seton Hall University, and is a frequent lecturer and writer on legal issues.
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Steve Evans (lawyer and blogger)
Stephen D. "Steve" Evans (born 1972) is an American lawyer and Mormon blogger, known best for his role in the founding and administration of By Common Consent, one of the largest, longest-running, and most prominent, LDS-themed blogs.
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Project Blogger is an educational initiative in Ireland by Discover Science & Engineering (DSE). It provides blogging tools and an online space for secondary school students and their teachers to create blogs about their school science experiments and science interests. Through the blogs, the students can share their experiences about science with their classmates, as well as with students from other schools across Ireland.
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Juan Mora (blogger)
Juan Mora is the pen name of Juan Niccolo Paolo Mora Garzón Palacios de Guzman de Borbón y Borbón, an amateur Spanish/Colombian fashion blogger and grandson of Virgelina de Palacios, a Franco-Colombian hotelier and founder of the Casa Blanca hotel in Capurganá, Colombia, and Alfonso Garzón, an engineer and entrepreneur in Colombia .
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Paul Smith (blogger)
Paul Smith is a British blogger, writer and former radio executive. An advocate of social media, Smith coined the phrase "twitchhiking" in February 2009 when he travelled around the world using the social media network Twitter.
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Tony Hirst (blogger)
Tony Hirst is an academic in the Department of Communication and Systems at the Open University, but better known for the OUseful Blog on practical applications of Open Data.
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Zack Taylor (celebrity blogger)
Zack Taylor (born August 30, 1987) is a former radio disc jockey working for Y100 FM in Miami http://www.y100. com and then he hosted the Midday show on Mix 100 FM in Yellowknife http://www. cjcd. ca. He later turned into a celebrity blogger after creating Canadian celebrity gossip site ZACKTAYLOR. CA http://www. zacktaylor. ca back in August 2007. He now does gossip reports for KISS 92.5 and Z103.5 FM in Toronto.
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Ben Brown (blogger)
Ben Brown is a co-founder of the social networking website Consumating. Raised in Derwood, MD he attended Colonel Zadok Magruder High School, he began attending the University of Maryland in 1996 but did not complete his degree in English and instead dropped out in 2000 in order to pursue personal interests.
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Brain Blogger is an award winning Scientific American partner biomedical blog sponsored by the Global Neuroscience Initiative Foundation (GNIF) and edited by Dr. Shaheen Lakhan. Its byline is "topics from multidimensional biopsychosocial perspectives. " It reviews the latest news and stories related to neuroscience, psychiatry, and neurology.
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Chris Kennedy (blogger)
Chris Kennedy, born January 10, 1966 in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, is a media strategist, market researcher, pop culturist and content Program Director for various media platforms, including radio, TV/cable, Internet, and other forms of media. His work has taken him across North America, South and Central America as well as Europe, working for many leading broadcasters and media companies.
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Ashley Morris (blogger)
Ashley Morris (1963–April 2, 2008) was a notable New Orleans cultural and political blogger and a professor of computer science at DePaul University in Chicago (commuting between the two cities during the school semester). Morris was a prolific blogger, commenting on New Orleans culture and politics, often critical of the status quo. Morris became popular through a series of post-Katrina blog posts that dealt with the destruction caused by the hurricane and the efforts to rebuild New Orleans.
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