The Bloomington Pantagraph has disabled the comments section of their site all weekend because of rampant incivility and personal attacks. In a letter to their readers originally posted December 30, 2009, editor Mark Pickering stated that comments have too often been “offensive and devoid of civility, the worst of which include personal attacks and/or [...]
Civility is all the rage these days.
First Billy Dennis over at the newly-christened “Peoria Pundits” had to institute a civility policy (twice) because of escalating flame wars not only in the comments sections, but in the posts themselves. It was like “Lord of the Flies” for a while there.
Now, I see [...]
Bloomington’s newspaper of record, the Pantagraph, has a new look to their website. It’s a nice improvement — attractive interface and easy to navigate.
One of the more risque portions of the site is under the “News” menu — a section called, “WTF?” I clicked on it, and according to the Pantagraph, that stands [...]