Stronger communities, better comments

The Halifax Chronicle Herald signalled today it’s going to beef up its commenting system to improve the level of discourse on its site. Good to hear. Much of what passes for comment on news websites continues to be the lowest possible level of name-calling and uninformed bravado. The Herald’s director of news content Dan Leger […]

Tips for live blogging

The Halifax Chronicle Herald has joined a growing number of news organizations that are live blogging events to break news quickly and build engagement around them. It live blogged 8 events this past summer during Nova Scotia’s provincial election. Seven were political events — party platform releases or debates — the other was a discussion […]