Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Monday September 22, 2014

Comments On Articles Should Cost Money

What is going on with all these articles like this lately? What kind of site are you running where reading the comments is like falling into "a pit of maggots?" eek!

Scroll too far down a thoughtful piece by accident, and it’s like you’ve fallen into a pit of maggots. Here’s what we should do: Get rid of comments. The end. Article over. But failing that, there is a way to save comments and shore up the flagging news industry simultaneously. It is this: Make comments cost money.