Taxonomy of Bloggers

A simple taxonomy of the different blogs out there in the public sphere.

  • Annotator and Pointer: InstaPundit, Atrios, Drudge
  • Thoughtful Response: Mark Schmitt, Talking Points Memo, PowerLine, Captain’s Quarters
  • Secret Expertise: Brad DeLong, Mystery Pollster
  • Pot-Stirrer: Michelle Malkin, DailyKOS
  • Omnivorous Essayist: Dynamist, Redeeming Hope, Think Again (Stanley Fish), Bitch Ph.D.
  • Newsroom Bullpen: The Corner, TAPped, The Lede (NYT), The Note (ABC)
  • Behind The Curtain: Raw Fisher, Political Muscle (Salladay on Calif. Politics)
  • Fringe Conversation: MyDD, Redstate, Democrat Underground

Just my take.

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Brad Rourke

Executive editor of issue guides and program officer at the Kettering Foundation.

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