Executive Editor John Byrne: "... we can be more of a smart filter and pick and choose the content to make us a businessperson’s personal consultant. And if they trust our judgment then there’s value in that.”
Ethan Zuckerman muses on the narrowness of some tech bloggers' horizons and those of MSM "... a story about a prominent blogger experiencing health problems due to the stress of blogging should be a knockout."
Survey of moderation approaches at US news sites including revelation that NYT now has 11 part-time moderators. And re-opening the debate over whether pre-moderation actually increases your legal liability.
".. we have to make a choice. We can either open up and accept that the odd link takes readers to opinions we don't share, or we can close the connection to the readers, op-ed writers and bloggers out there, and let the journalists publish their articles
How to create a more engaging website: !) Get a breaking news blog to get on the same playing field as live tv; 2) Get widget love; 3) learn from Sports how to engage readers; 4) Ask readers for information not articles; 5) Call out the liars