Yearly Kos: National Press Pays Attention
Here's all you need to know about how influential the YearlyKos convention has become: Five top presidential candidates are going....Analysts say the community of liberal online activists -- the "netroots" -- has become not only a coveted constituency for the left but a legitimate threat to conservatives, who trail Democrats in online campaigning and fundraising.
There will be 200 journalists covering Yearly Kos. The right will be criticizing, but, I suspect, speaking to their echo chamber.
The article also compares blogs in 2007 to those in 2004:
The netroots have come a long way from the 2004 Democratic National Convention, when it was big news that bloggers were given media credentials.
Most of the public didn't even know what a blog was then. We've come a long way, but it's where we're going and what we are going to do that counts.
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