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Blogosphere Authority Score Calculation

The raw NCS, HAS, STS, and CAS scores are combined, adding the three best scores together and dropping the fourth from the study, and then ranked to get the final BAI score.

Progressive Neighborhood

Number of Blogs In The Progressive Neighborhood: 25
Date Calculated: 2/26/2012

Blog Component Score
 Name Score Calc NCS HAS STS CAS
 DailyKos 1 5 1 2 3 2
 Talking Points Memo 2 11 4 23 4 3
 Huffington Post 3 13 11 11 1 1
 Firedoglake 4 19 2 24 11 6
 Atrios 5 22 3 16 15 4
 Crooks And Liars 6 24 4 21 9 11
 Balloon Juice 7 26 11 13 10 5
 Juan Cole 8 34 11 10 13 23
 Glen Greenwald 9 36 7 20 9
 America Blog 10 38 11 14 17 13
 Digby 11 40 4 22 19 17
 Mother Talkers 11 40 11 8 40 21
 Street Prophets 13 42 11 1 44 30
 Crooked Timber 14 43 21 3 20 20
 Pandagon 15 45 8 19 18 22
 Talk Left 15 45 9 18 24 18
 Think Progress 17 47 34 50 6 7
 Democratic Underground 18 50 45 31 5 14
 Rising Hegemon 19 51 11 7 37 33
 MattYGlesias 20 54 26 12 16
 Down With Tyranny 21 55 21 6 28 35
 MyDD 21 55 11 9 35 47
 Lawyers, Guns, and Money 23 56 26 43 22 8
 Tom Tomorrow 23 56 11 15 30 46
 Washington Monthly 25 57 26 48 12 19

Conservative Neighborhood

Number of Blogs In The Conservative Neighborhood: 25
Date Calculated: 2/26/2012

Blog Component Score
 Name Score Calc NCS HAS STS CAS
 Hot Air 1 3 1 23 1 1
 Townhall 2 10 23 6 2 2
 Ace Of Spades HQ 3 13 4 24 6 3
 Michelle Malkin 4 17 2 2 38 13
 American Thinker 5 19 21 9 4 6
 Red State 6 20 26 3 5 12
 Newsbusters 7 21 21 8 3 10
 Volokh Conspiracy 8 22 13 1 10 11
 Gateway Pundit 9 24 9 39 8 7
 Jihad Watch 10 29 23 5 9 15
 Ann Althouse 10 29 16 10 11 8
 Memeorandum 12 39 11 16 12 43
 Outside The Beltway 13 40 9 18 13 18
 Jawa Report 14 41 7 19 15 20
 Patterico's Pontifications 14 41 7 20 43 14
 Big Government 16 45 33 42 7 5
 Wizbang Blog 17 46 6 21 44 19
 Daily Pundit 18 48 26 4 18 26
 Right Wing News 19 49 11 17 21
 Powerline Blog 20 50 5 22 41 23
 Little Green Footballs 21 51 45 33 14 4
 PoliPundit 21 51 13 15 23 25
 Betsy's Page 23 52 16 11 25 31
 Dean Esmay 24 56 13 13 33 30
 Winds Of Change 25 57 23 7 27 46

Combined Neighborhood

Number of Blogs In The Combined Neighborhood: 50
Date Calculated: 2/26/2012

Blog Component Score
 Name Score Calc NCS HAS STS CAS
 DailyKos 1 5 1 2 2
 Talking Points Memo 2 12 4 3 5
 Hot Air 3 18 9 6 3
 Huffington Post 3 18 16 1 1
 Firedoglake 5 29 2 16 11
 Atrios 6 30 3 20 7
 Ace Of Spades HQ 6 30 12 12 6
 Crooks And Liars 8 38 6 10 22
 Balloon Juice 9 42 18 15 9
 Townhall 10 55 44 7 4
 Think Progress 10 55 38 5 12
 Digby 12 59 5 24 30
 Gateway Pundit 12 59 31 14 14
 America Blog 14 62 15 21 26
 American Thinker 15 63 41 9 13
 Newsbusters 16 66 42 8 16
 Pandagon 17 68 8 22 38
 Juan Cole 18 71 14 18 39
 Big Government 19 72 49 13 10
 Michelle Malkin 20 74 10 43 21
 Talk Left 20 74 11 32 31
 Lawyers, Guns, and Money 22 75 28 29 18
 Volokh Conspiracy 23 76 36 23 17
 Democratic Underground 24 77 46 4 27
 Red State 25 79 48 11 20
 Washington Monthly 25 79 29 17 33
 Ann Althouse 27 80 40 25 15
 Outside The Beltway 28 84 32 27 25
 Crooked Timber 29 87 24 28 35
 Little Green Footballs 30 88 50 30 8
 Jihad Watch 30 88 45 19 24
 Jawa Report 32 89 26 31 32
 Mother Talkers 33 93 17 40 36
 Patterico's Pontifications 34 97 27 47 23
 Wizbang Blog 35 99 25 46 28
 Down With Tyranny 36 100 23 33 44
 Rising Hegemon 37 103 21 39 43
 Powerline Blog 38 104 22 45 37
 Street Prophets 39 105 19 44 42
 PoliPundit 40 111 35 36 40
 Betsy's Page 41 123 39 38 46
 Daily Pundit 41 123 47 35 41
 Dean Esmay 43 124 37 42 45
 Tom Tomorrow 44 1000 20 34
 Winds Of Change 44 1000 43 41
 Glen Greenwald 44 1000 7 19
 MattYGlesias 44 1000 30 29
 Memeorandum 44 1000 34 26
 Right Wing News 44 1000 33 34
 MyDD 44 1000 13 37

 
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