October 20th, 2010

Исследование русской блогосферы. Гарвадский университет

4.3 Nationalist
This cluster includes a range of Russian nationalist bloggers, ranging from extremists advocating violence against immigrants from the Caucasus and Central Asia, to more moderate nationalists that focus on Russian and Soviet history, the Russian Orthodox Church, and football. Bloggers often criticize the West and hail Stalin, but they also criticize the current Russian government. This cluster, along with the Democratic Opposition and Government Youth Group clusters, presents the online representation of offline political and social groups. The Movement Against Illegal Immigration (DPNI) is the primary socio-political movement linked to by this cluster.30 In this cluster we see clear evidence of political mobilization around nationalist causes, including protests, nationalist marches, calls to support extremists who have been jailed, nationalist concerts and other offline action and organization. However, it also includes a number of bloggers who are history enthusiasts that are more moderate in their political views. This cluster has the highest concentration of male bloggers on the map, at 90%. It consists primarily of bloggers in Russia (74.6%) and Ukraine (11%).

5. Outlinks and News Sources
Top outlinks for the Discussion Core, overall, are dominated by Web 2.0 sites including YouTube and Wikipedia. Here we focus specifically on top news-related and political outlinks from the bloggers in the Discussion Core. According to our data, Russian bloggers show a preference for Web native Russian news sites (lenta.ru (#1), gazeta.ru (#2)), Web sites of government-supported and independent news agencies (RIA Novosti (#3) and Interfax (#14)), and major Russian newspapers (Kommersant (#4) and Vedomosti (#7)). We also compare the news diet of bloggers as reflected in outlink preferences to Russian Internet users overall, based on a compilation of seven different rankings of the most popular Russian news sites. We see that bloggers demonstrate a slight preference for more independent, foreign, and even oppositional news sources than Russian Internet users overall. Echo Moskvy for instance is ranked 6th among bloggers and 20th among Internet users. Among bloggers, Novaya Gazeta is ranked 10th, Radio Free Europe (svobodanews.ru) is 17th, BBC News is 23rd and Grani.ru is 26th; none of these is ranked among the top 30 among Internet users.

1) The Russian blogosphere is a space that appears to be largely free of government control
4) The Russian blogosphere is a space that Russians use to communicate about matters they understand to be of public concern and that potentially require collective action or recognition. It seems, based on our research, that portions of the Russian blogosphere are used not only to discuss politics and criticize the government, but also to mobilize political and social action.

Полностью: http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/sites/cyber.law.harvard.edu/files/Public_Discourse_in_the_Russian%20Blogosphere_2010.pdf

via nishukov

Поданы заявки на Русский марш 2010