[buug] El Blog del Narco
rick at linuxmafia.com
Mon Aug 16 14:33:47 PDT 2010
Quoting Zeke Krahlin (ezekielk at goct.net):
> Jeez, I wasn't even considering newsgroups, since they are no longer
> a viable venue for contributing worthwhile comments (for the most
Only if you use a terrible, worthless NNTP service provider, e.g.,
Google Groups ne DejaNews. Which of course form the basis for most
badly informed comments on the subject.
> I'd suggest progressive and liberal web forums, such as
> Alternet.org, Commondreams.org, and Buzzflash.org...where you'll be
> guaranteed of reaching a wide audience that is also thoughtful,
> intelligent, and passionate about justice.
The inherent technical problems with Web forums are pretty much fatal to
intellectual content: excruciatingly bad threading, effectively no
killfile or scoring feature, and centralised control tending to
reinforce a high degree of groupthink and social conformity.
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