Who’s your community site manager in the newsroom?

Questions I have coming out of the first session: For newspapers with community sites, like Bakersfield and Raleigh, who is the go-to person in your newsroom for managing threads, policing comments, and general cheerleading for the site? Do you have a dedicated position leading it or is it rolled into other Web roles? Is cloud-seeding […]

Crowd wisdom, some assembly required

Scott Karp points out the difficulty in waiting for the monkeys to write Shakespeare and Ian King reminds us all that free content requires filtering that costs time and money. Both are talking about the NYT bit on Heinz’s ketchup-stained UGC ad ploy. Which brings me to the point: User-generated advertising content should be amateurish. […]

Newspaper sites criticized for publishing inappropriate comments – CyberJournalist.net – Online News Association – Citizen Media Monitor

Notes on comment and forum moderation, through the lens of issues at the Sun-Sentinel as tweaked on by the New Times. Newspaper sites criticized for publishing inappropriate comments – CyberJournalist.net – Online News Association – Citizen Media Monitor