All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘commenting’

To Shut Down Trolls, Site Asks Readers to Pay to Post Comments

Would you pay money for the privilege of commenting on a website? If so, how much? An online magazine is looking to keep conversation on its articles “civilized and constructive” and has come up with the idea to charge readers for access to comments (both to read and to post them). Jewish culture mag Tablet hopes this move will “help …

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Popular Science Disables Comments, Says They’re ‘Undermining Bedrock Scientific Doctrine’

At what point do internet comments, whether they are civil or uncivil, begin to undermine the entire purpose of the site on which they are hosted? Whatever that point is, Popular Science has apparently reached it. In an article appearing on the site, Online Content Director Suzanne LaBarre leaves little question as to why the long-running magazine has decided to …

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