Why reader comments aren’t what you want them to be

by Carl Natale on January 6, 2013

I’m thinking the problem is that we expect too much out of reader comment systems. The flaws are inherent in the system. What if journalism used reader conversation systems?   Gawker’s new comment system Will it help or hurt the site’s young writers?

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by Carl Natale on March 11, 2012

Gawker Media must be privy to research that says the first reader to comment on a post is never an idiot or jerk.