Modeling Malaysian Public Opinion by Mining the Malaysian Blogosphere

  • Brian Ulicny


Recent confrontations between Malaysian bloggers and Malaysian authorities have called attention to the role of blogging in Malaysian political life. Tight control over the Malaysian press combined with a national encouragement of Internet activities has resulted in an embrace of blogging as an outlet for political expression. In this paper we examine the promise and difficulties of monitoring a local blogosphere from the outside, and estimate the size of the Malaysian ‘sopo’ (social/political) blogosphere.


Social Network Analysis News Article News Event Unique Site Print Newspaper 
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  • Brian Ulicny
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  1. 1.VIStology IncFramingham

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