Monday, April 12, 2010

Anonymous comments online?

"...anonymity has made comment streams “havens for a level of crudity, bigotry, meanness and plain nastiness that shocks the tattered remnants of our propriety.”

Here's the link. It's a NY Times piece: News Sites Rethink Anonymous Online Comments.

1 comment:

Anonymous said... does a good job editing comments and has, generally, a high level of discourse. It does take manpower, though, something that doesn't have. So much hate and lack of sense, so little editing are a dangerous combo.