Time for Inside Higher Ed to End Anonymous Comments

There have been many cases against anonymous comments. Popular science removed their comments entirely for a good reason, as referenced in a New Yorker article: “The editors argued that Internet comments, particularly anonymous ones, undermine the integrity of science and lead to a culture of aggression and mockery that hinders substantive discourse.” Huffington post brought […]

Someone Was Wrong on the Internet

Today someone was wrong on the internet.  Yesterday someone else was. Actually a lot of people were wrong on the internet, and why does that bother us? I think we get bothered because we feel deep down that what we are doing/thinking/saying is right.  If we didn’t we wouldn’t be doing/thinking/saying that. Then we take […]