Blogosphere: traditional vs non-traditional media

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Maria M. Panusheva

PhD Student, Faculty of Journalism, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia


Section: New Media

This article discusses blogs as a fundamentally new means of communication network competing with traditional media. Comparison of blogs with traditional media makes it possible to identify not only the existing principal similarities and differences, but also classify as fully as possible their key features. Thesis analyzed the benefits of blogs over traditional media and the dangers that a lack of entry barriers in the dissemination of information through blog.

Keywords: media, blogosphere, Lassuel, mass communication, mass media