Media Monday Edmonton: Update #25

Here is my latest update on local media stuff:

Magazines & The Internet

  • During my talk at WordCamp, I shared some Edmonton Blogosphere-related statistics. My current best estimate is that there are around 3400 local blogs. Here’s a breakdown of the platforms bloggers are using (about half of all local blogs run WordPress):

  • And here’s a measure of how many of those blogs are active (roughly 25% of those ~3400 blogs posted in the last week):

You can follow Edmonton media news on Twitter using the hashtag #yegmedia. For a great overview of the global media landscape, check out Mediagazer.

So, what have I missed? What’s new and interesting in the world of Edmonton media? Let me know!

You can see past Media Monday Edmonton entries here.

6 thoughts on “Media Monday Edmonton: Update #25

    1. Good point, though maybe it’s got a bigger chunk of the “active” pie? I know my old Blogger site probably got caught in Mack’s stats (as did a lot of older, unused blogs). 

      I missed out on tickets to WordCamp, so can’t wait to see more of the presentations make their way online.

      1. I’ll look into it further. Keep in mind also that this data set is based primarily on visiting links from Twitter profiles and discovering feeds from there. So maybe Tumblr users aren’t as likely to have a Twitter account with a location set to Edmonton?

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