Anonymity And Identity In News Media: What? Why? Who?

Monday, March 22nd, 2010

A very timely conversation about anonymity and identity has been going on since Saturday. It started with a discussion on Twitter between Mathew Ingram and Howard Owens. Mathew has written a great post about it, then Steve Buttry added important points on his own blog. I say “timely” because suddenly a lot of people are […]

Moderation is the soul of communities

Friday, March 7th, 2008

Chris Wilson gives in Slate a good introduction to the importance of moderation in online communities: The Wisdom of the Chaperones: Digg, Wikipedia, and the myth of Web 2.0 democracy. His title is a reference to the famous James Surowiecki’s book, The Wisdom of Crowds. And yes, communities don’t work by magic: they are created, […]