Tag Archives: Moderation

Moderation at The Conversation

The Conversation has a new set of moderation policies which is motivated by a desire to improve [their] climate change coverage. It involves a zero tolerance approach to moderating climate change deniers, and sceptics. Not only will their comments be … Continue reading

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I don’t particularly like discussing moderation and, in fact, it’s been much less of a problem than it once was. However, for various reasons, I thought I would quickly stress something about how, and why, I run this blog. I … Continue reading

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Good grief!

I gather that there is a small group of people complaining (on Twitter mainly) about my moderation. Let’s make something very clear. It’s my blog. I do have comments and moderation policy pages, but I (and Rachel) get to decide … Continue reading

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Some new rules?

This is really just a post to say that I’m clearly going to have to introduce some new rules with regards to comments. There are a couple of recent comments threads that I’ve moderated badly and that have ended up … Continue reading

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I thought I would write a brief post about this site’s moderation policy, or lack thereof. As I may have said before, starting this blog was all a rather spur of the moment decision and I didn’t really know what … Continue reading

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