"Comments on Comments"
July 27, 2008 7:58 AM Subscribe
NPR's On The Media
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presents a short set of pieces about comments on news websites and the challenges of "digital democracy," with discussion from Ira Glass
about responses to a show about teenage runaways, and New Republic editor and critic Lee Siegel
, who posted anonymously to respond insultingly to comments on his own blog. And a Roanoke newspaper editor
discusses how one paper sees the integration of comments into online news sites and whether it's a valuable reader service.
The This American Life show
that sparked the show's decision to disable commenting on their website.