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The End Of Comments

"Internet comments have long been a conundrum. Like communism, they’re great on paper but not so much in practice. Done right, publishing comments can drive discussion and increase reader engagement. But more often than not, publishers have seen their comment sections devolve into a free-for-all in which decorum and even social norms are tossed aside in the name of some grievance, real or perceived. That’s why a small but growing number of publishers are turning their backs on the entire notion of Internet comments." —Quick question: How do you feel about Internet comments? Do you still leave them? Do you even read [...]


Andrew Ross Sorkin, Constrained by Deathly Boring Newspaper, Just Doesn't Know What To Think

On Thursday, Goldman Sachs will release its 3rd quarter results. Obviously, they will be good, since anyone in the financial world on any level has seen massive income this quarter. The bonus money set aside this quarter is likely to be the largest ever. So what does it all mean, Mr. Chief Business Writer at the New York Times? "So should we be upset about the bonuses? Is this a problem?… But we can't have it both ways, either… Mr. Blankfein can't win… The bigger question – the more important question – is whether the enormous sums of money that will be given to Goldman's executives are proper and [...]