So it turns out my impression that the blogosphere is populated by white male Americans is old news (I specialize in old news). Here’s Steven Levy’s Newsweek column from a couple of weeks ago on the subject. But the “lack” of diverse bloggers may be like the “lack” of bus riders in Los Angeles: in fact there are thousands, just nobody I know. I enter the blogosphere from some link of which I’m already aware, and move to linked blogs from there, feeling like I am cruising the entire web but I’m actually moving in tight little circles. But I’ve only been at this a couple of weeks–what’s Big Media’s excuse?

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