Are Orange County’s political blogs still a potent force in local politics? Some of them have apparently already peaked and are now headed downhill, while others are continuing to develop new readership.
The Orange Juice blog, which was Orange County’s first political blog, has changed substantially since Vern Nelson took over as their Editor/Publisher late last year. But they remain Orange County’s only multi-partisan blog, with a bullpen of Republican and Democratic bloggers. Their traffic has remained fairly consistent since Nelson took over. They are averaging over 40,000 visits a month, along with over 70,000 page views. Continue reading