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Articles tagged civility (7)

Some social scientists argue that civility is a poor metric by which to judge the quality of an online debate.
“The toll of moderating uncivil comments may be much stronger for moderators putting in several hours or a full day.”
“This research suggests people make judgments about a news site based on the predominant tone of the comments, not on whether the first comments are civil or uncivil.”
When journalists factcheck politicians (or don’t), how to flag bad behavior on social media, and getting past slactivism: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
How men and women interact differently on Twitter, new books on digital politics, and China’s “human flesh search engine”: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
These Vermonters have more experience than most navigating the challenges of building local community online.
The impact of paywalls, seeing a city through Instagram, and old vs. new media in the Arab Spring: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.