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It may call itself "liberal" but it is not very knowledgeable --
Some of the early and really good network studies were about interlocking
directorships in American and world capitalism. See Mintz & Schwartz;
Mizruchi; Joel Levine, for example.
OTOH, as a newspaper reporter once told me, columnists aren't supposed to
get their facts straight; just have opinions.
I saw this for myself when almost none of the blogs commenting on our Pew
Internet study apparently bothered to read the study itself, and just
relied on press releases.
But that's another story.
Barry Wellman Professor of Sociology NetLab Director
wellman at chass.utoronto.ca http://www.chass.utoronto.ca/~wellman
Centre for Urban & Community Studies University of Toronto
455 Spadina Avenue Toronto Canada M5S 2G8 fax:+1-416-978-7162
You're invited to visit -- and contribute to -- my new fun website
"Updating Cybertimes: It's Time to Bring Our Culture into Cyberspace"
On Thu, 18 May 2006, Noor Ali-Hasan wrote:
> Date: Thu, 18 May 2006 11:25:02 -0400
> From: Noor Ali-Hasan <[log in to unmask]>
> To: Barry Wellman <[log in to unmask]>
> Cc: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: SNA as a threat to democracy -- add 1
> > BTW, what is the Daily Kos anyway.
> An American political blog with liberal leanings:
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