Want to save the comments from trolls? Do it yourself
Wired - 03/18/2016
Having to jump through hoops also initially worried Joseph Reagle, an assistant professor of communications studies at Northeastern University and author of the book Reading the Comments. Reagle says he was initially skeptical of Civil’s ideas. But he says that after using it and talking to the founders, he’s excited about the experiment. And he thinks the hassle of rating other people’s comments might be one of the most important parts of the way Civil Comments works.