Washington Post Online Comments

The Washington Post will soon allow comments on all its online articles, reports Editor and Publisher. Of course, the comments are moderated seventeen ways from Sunday to ensure they’re not controversial. Still, it’s at least reader feedback.

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  1. Matt says:

    What’s the over/under on how long it will take for it to become an unmanageable cesspool?

  2. James Joyner says:

    A month, maybe? If they’ve got two full time staffers moderating comments and also need the news dept. to fill in, it can’t last too long.