Views of the News: How news orgs deal with racism in comments, trolls
Comments are as much a part of news websites as articles, photos and video. But, this content isn’t vetted, isn’t edited, and sometimes isn’t even read prior to publication. While many news organizations say they’re committed to giving the audience a voice, they find themselves struggling to do that while upholding their editorial standards. How do you keep the trolls from invading your news site’s smart, open dialogue? From the Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Jim Flink: a special edition of Views of the News.
On this week's show we mischaracterized the Columbia Missourian's comment policy. You can read the full policy here. We regret this error.