commenters

Feb
06
The Atlantic closes its comments - and makes them more important, too

The Atlantic closes its comments - and makes them more important, too

The Atlantic joins many other sites in turning off comments - but that doesn’t mean its abandoning reader commentary.
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Jan
06

Commenting life behind the paywall

Douglas Boulton, one of this academic year’s crop of Interactive Journalism students at City, has just finished a couple
1 min read
Nov
14

Why "real names" commenting isn't a panacea

Cory Doctorow explores the disaster that YouTube’s switch to Google+ commenting has been: The promise of G+ in the
1 min read
Mar
04

Comments: we're talking about the wrong thing

Daniel Ha, CEO of Disqus, writing for WIRED: But for too long, the debate about online discussion has been about
1 min read
Apr
18

Why comments matter: conversation

The purpose of writing on blogs, community sites like Comment is free, and much of social media is to start
Aug
03

Kill your antiquated article structure not your comments

David Higgerson published an interesting meditation on comments under articles yesterday. “Are comments under articles worth doing?” he asks, and
2 min read
May
14

The BBC's revamped blogs are a road crash

I’ve been watching the revamp of the BBC’s blogs with a mix of horror and awe. It feels
2 min read
Sep
04
Science Online: Bloggers, Commenters and the Reputation Game

Science Online: Bloggers, Commenters and the Reputation Game

This slideshow requires JavaScript. I dropped into one of the unconference sessions, looking at engaging with your readers (of obvious
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Jun
04

Things I Failed To Blog About

Just clearing down some tabs that I meant to blog about – but never got around to. They’re worth a
1 min read
Feb
09

Everything You Need To Know About Comments