View Full Version : Online newspapers,the comments section. "Trolls and bullies mar online comments."

Art Reinhert
05-26-2012, 05:55 AM
Interesting editorial from the Colorado Gazette about the comments section in online newspapers.

"Trolls and Bullies Mar Online Comments

We have trolls and spammers. We have the bigots with an agenda. And we have the experts who know everything about everything. Caught in the middle may be the innocents.
These are the commenters on our online articles at gazette.com. And almost every day one or more breaks or tries to thwart the rules that we’ve established for our comments areas."

Read more: http://www.gazette.com/articles/everything-118229-trolls-online.html#ixzz1vyJp4QVW

Peerie Maa
05-26-2012, 06:03 AM

05-26-2012, 07:10 AM
Imagine that....

05-26-2012, 08:06 AM
We are a nasty species, especially when we think we won't get caught.

05-26-2012, 08:14 AM
It is a conundrum.