A new study of the blogosphere in 2008, finding some key differences between the structure of sites on right and left, whatever that means any more. Bottom line: the right has far more solo author blogs; the left has many more "enhanced platforms. Full details here.The Dish is both solo-authored - but with two under-bloggers; and has no reader interaction - except via email and edited and published entries. So I guess we're a blend of both.
Colorado is now well into its first year as the first state to legalize recreational marijuana. How's it going? James Hamblin visits Aspen.