Instant Influence

Swope, Christopher
July 2005
Governing;Jul2005, Vol. 18 Issue 10, p20
Focuses on the use of political Weblogs in the Texas statehouse that allow its citizens to post comments and views about legislators. Concerns of press aide Kate Linkous on political Weblogs; Factors that influence former journalist Eileen Smith to post sarcastic comments about legislators; Significance of Weblogs to political journalists. INSET: Blogrolling.


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