Connections: NPR Is Eliminating Online Comments

Aug 18, 2016

NPR is eliminating online comments, joining a handful of other major news organizations to make the change. One major reason is that NPR finds Twitter and Facebook to be where the conversation has naturally gravitated to. But let's face it: online comments sections can occasionally become hives of nasty ad hominems, and worse.

So is this a wise decision? Or does it limit audience interaction? Our guests discuss it: