Tag: commenting

  • Comment Policy or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love The Mob

    April 15, 2010

    All of the trains out of Penn Station today were delayed an hour. I knew something was wrong when the amount of people on the street and around the station was nearly triple an average day. It was actually quite humorous, watching the teeming masses of people, all visibly annoyed and some let it escape... Read More

  • A Lesson In Comment Policy from Gawker

    April 15, 2010

    Last year, Gawker Media took a big step in stemming the tide of bad commenters on their media properties by introducing tiered commenting. Nieman Journalism Lab provides a thorough write-up of their experiment. From the article: “In essence, Gawker’s ‘class system’ means unknown commenters get stuck behind a ‘show all discussions’ link few users will... Read More