Month: May 2010

  • Anonymous comments are the stuff sane people wouldn’t write

    Image of Steve Outing Steve Outing offers a hybrid approach to the real names vs anonymity debate in reader comments on news sites. Here is his suggestion: Require registration for anyone who wishes to comment, including entering their real name. Use real names as user IDs — no self-chosen nicknames allowed — so that real […]

  • Jeff Herr: Get Your Mojo On!

    Jeff Herr, Director Of Interactive Media, Lee Enterprises, does a presentation called “Get Your Mojo On!” His talk is broken into eight videos. His is another presentation from the “Smart Phones for Smart Journalists” wrokshop in Nashville on April 9. The one-day workshop was sponsored by the Online News Association and the Freedom Forum Diversity […]

  • YouTube rolls out conversation tool for all to use

    YouTube and Google on Thursday released to all users a tool called Google Moderator it had used in just a few high-profile events like a Q&A project with President Obama. It’s an interesting attempt by YouTube to provide a more controlled comment environment than the comments below videos on its site. It’s yet another strategy, […]