Noteworthy comments: reader self-policing

There was some interesting commenting on the Empire this week, mostly because we saw several instances of readers stepping into almost a moderator-type role to offer feedback to each other.

Warm fuzzies from readers

Back when I used to edit a magazine in the '90s, I used to get actual paper letters to the editor. (PAPER! MAILED!) These letters were some of my favorite things in the world…

15 years later, I still get the warmest fuzziest feelings from these messages, although no one really calls them "Letters to the editor" any more.