For Women, Blogging Equals Social Connection

“We’ve seen how blogs affect politics and public opinion. In the blogosphere, Daily Kos and the Huffington Post are just as esteemed as the New York Times and the Washington Post. Newspapers, once too haughty to even acknowledge the presence of blogs (let alone the power), have carved out a respectful reciprocal relationship: Newspapers provide information, bloggers play the watchdog role, we all have the opportunity to listen, communicate and contribute to this marketplace of ideas.” And female bloggers, it turns out, often blog to build community.

Source: Philadelphia Inquirer - 08/02/06