The Washington Post has long been Fred Hiatt's Halfway House for Wayward Neocons. It's transformation into a conservative forum is now complete. Any future references to it as part of the Liberal Media can be scoffed at.
I've been in lots of civil successful comment sections. The key is self-discipline and controlling trolls either with moderation or peer pressure.
What I fear will happen is a trend towards requiring Real Names and validated e-mails. These are seen as a panacea but the treat the symptoms, not the disease.
That the numbers in the Have You Ever Masturbated? table are less than 100% just proves that people lie.
@Smitros Like this one:
There was plenty of music 'sharing' going on before Napster. Its sin was making it easy.
If she needs the money perhaps she should be writing books about magical school kids.
Further proof of the downside of crowdsourcing journalism.
On Maybe Bigfoot Is Letting Himself Get Seen In Michigan In Hopes That Someone Will Get Him The Hell Out Of Michigan
Just another guerrilla promo for the Ten Million Dollar Bigfoot Bounty.
Do they still publish the one-handed reads at the back of the magazine? Those were hawt.