Philly.com open for comments on flash mobs

    Anyone who gets their news online knows sometimes the comments are as good (or bad) as the articles themselves. The more controversial the story, the more passionate the comments get. And that’s not always a good thing.

    But Philly.com is taking a chance. Yesterday, Daily News columnist Dan Gross opened (nay, welcomed) commenting on flash mobs. A little miffed that comments had been deleted from other flash mob coverage on the site, Gross has assured readers their thoughts on flash mobs won’t disappear this time

    As of 9 a.m., just 13 comments had been left.

    Feed the Feed (and help influence your news experience): How should publications monitor comments, if at all?

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