Weblogs: The Stats

The Newshour on Blogs

Number of new weblogs launched per day, according to Terrence Smith’s report on the NewsHour last night: 2,160

Number of professional journalists with personal weblogs who have recently been forced to stop blogging by their employers, according to Mark Glaser’s latest column: 3

Average American newspaper reporter’s base salary, according to Salary.com, in dollars: 31,092

Estimated amount of money made per year by Matt Drudge’s Drudge Report Web site, according to Business 2.0 magazine, in dollars: 800,000