NETROOTS’ Red Mass Group: riding a wave or making one?
Adam Reilly of The Phoenix talks to the editors of two prominent partisan political blogs in Massachusetts – Red Mass Group, Blue Mass Group – about their growth and influence.
"RMG isn’t just a local new-media success story. It’s also evidence of a broader media shift. Thanks to moveon.org and Howard Dean’s 2004 presidential campaign, the Web has long been a source of strength and succor for liberals. That advantage now looks like a historical accident — not the inevitable result of some deep affinity between liberalism and the Internet. And in the next few years, it just might disappear." Read more
While conservatives have ruled radio, liberals have dominated the net. But as the rise of Red Mass Group demonstrates, the left’s Web supremacy is hardly a sure thing.
By ADAM REILLY | February 17, 2010 | The Phoenix
Here’s a link to www.bluemassgroup.com. One of the BMG editors, David Kravitz, clerked for Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor.