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Dayton Police Department issues statement about officers social media post

From Facebook, City of Dayton official page: A Statement from the Dayton Police Department The Dayton Police Department was made aware today of a social media post by one of our officers regarding the victim of a kidnapping case we are currently investigating. On July 7, 2019, the Dayton Police Department responded to a suspicious Read More

The right way to pay for journalism

My last post, the video of me returning the weekly ad circulars distributed by CoxOhio created a mini-viral sensation in Dayton, where residents are sick of picking up garbage that someone is getting paid to throw into their yards. Of course, the people at Cox Ohio are sick of trying to replace ad revenue that Read More

Comments on non-moderation of Dayton Daily News Forums

Free speech is a wonderful thing- when you sign your name. When you don’t- and can hide behind a nom de plume and spew garbage it’s not free speech- it’s hate speech, and the Dayton Daily News is helping propagate it daily. So- let’s explain it: Ellen Belcher is an inexpensive courtesan, and a bad Read More

NYT on Comment moderation and journalism

One of the things that’s difficult in a Web 2.0 world is dealing with radicals (same as in the real world). Back to the old adage: “opinions are like assholes, everyone has one.” Give people equal access to a soapbox, and suddenly, everybody is a brilliant thought leader. Trust me, I suffer the same delusions Read More