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New Survey: The Top 10 Independent Political and News Blogs in Illinois

(Chicago, IL) – March 24, 2012. THE iLLINOIS OBSERVER today released its second Illinois blog survey since 2009 in which it ranks 67 independent or “mom and pop” Illinois-based blogs that cover Illinois politics and local government news, and we found once again that the Chicagoist headed up the top 10 list. Independent or “mom and … Continue reading »

THE iLLINOIS OBSERVER Coverage of Illinois Primary 2012 Election Grabs 5,062 Visitors

(Chicago, IL) – March 24, 2012. The March 20, 2012 Illinois primary generated a flood of election news and a gusher of new visitors to THE iLLINOIS OBSERVER. Continue reading »

Illinois Politics: “One Year after Rod Blagojevich” with Ray Hanania WJJG 1530 AM Radio

Looking back on the year without Blagojevich, Ray Hanania, radio host of “Mornings with Ray Hanania” on WJJG 1530 AM Radio today brought on a series of guests to chew on Rod Blagojevich’s ankle, arrest, and his legacy. Continue reading »

Happy 2nd Anniversary to Us–THE iLLINOIS OBSERVER Jumps from 2 Visits in November 2007 to 8,841 Visits In November 2009

(Chicago, IL) — December 3, 2009. Happy 2nd Anniversary to us. On November 17, 2007, THE iLLINOIS OBSERVER–originally known as Your Two Cents Less-published its first story and generated a grand total of, drum roll here, 2 visits for the month. Yep, 2. During the month of November 2009, THE iLLINOIS OBSERVER published a raft … Continue reading »

Illinois 2010 Elections: Democrat Ed Scanlan Leads Illinois Governor Race for Web Site “Eye Balls”; Kirk Dillard Web Visitors Soar 500%, New Survey Says

(Chicago, IL) — November 5, 2009. Illinois 2010 Democratic governor candidate Ed Scanlan of Oak Park is currently leading all Illinois 2010 Republican and Democratic and Green governor candidates in the Web “eyeballs” race, according to a new survey of candidate Web sites. Utilizing Alexa Internet’s Web traffic monitoring tool, THE iLLINOIS OBSERVER submitted the … Continue reading »

Illinois Politics: New Survey: Top 10 Independent Political Blogs in Illinois

(Chicago, IL) — November 2, 2009. A new survey released today by THE iLLINOIS OBSERVER ranked 52 independent Illinois-based blogs that cover Illinois politics and government–blogs that are not embedded in or sponsored by major media Web sites such as the Chicago Tribune or the Chicago Sun-Times–and found the Chicagoist headed up the top 10 … Continue reading »

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