blog storm

A slang term that describes the use of blogging to push an event or subject to mainstream news. A blog storm is when the blogosphere collectively writes thousands or more posts about a particular subject, topic or event, and as a result, the story is picked up by mainstream media and carried over to newspapers, television and radio.

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