Asian, American, and Asian American blogging
The following is a guest blog entry from Joseph Suh, founder of MyChurch.org. I’ve gotten to know him virtually over email and IM conversations, and commend him for having done his homework to engage the space of social network, web 2.0, Christian use of the Internet, and more. Congratulations to MyChurch.org for accruing over 1 million page view per month and over 2,000 churches in just a few months of operations!
A recent Edelman study [browse the full report, A Corporate Guide to the Global Blogosphere or download PDF; my initial reactions here] partnered with Technorati to study blog adoption and consumption in different parts of the globe. The most striking statistic for me (as an Asian American) was the distinct disparity in blog readership between Asia and the US. 74% of Japan, 43% of South Korea, and 39% of China read blogs. Compared to just 27% of the US, I