But how effective is that outlet if individual citizens– even purported journalists (not including you)– can just "hide" or "snooze" comments on the platform?

While taking down the President is one thing- on the opposite side, individuals on the platform are creating a sanitary environment, not allowing for true in-depth discussion, and preventing any comments that don't agree with their own.

Is this really the "public square" that you envisioned? Is it right for a journalist (again, not meaning you) to hide or delete comments that don't agree with their thesis?

Is the takedown of the President just another symptom of Toxic Positiviity on the platform?

The Student Reporting Labs of PBS Newshour has been going strong for years. Now is educators’ chance to usher in a new era of reporting.

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Twitter ignored how its small, dedicated communities were using its service, and now it’s suffering because of it.

We’re reading it everywhere right now: Twitter is dead.

One of my favorite writers and tweeters is Mathew Ingram, a writer for Fortune and one of those journalists who makes themselves extremely accessible on Twitter. You can usually expect him to respond to your tweets, like a modern journalist does…

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Daniel Rezac

Senior Education Partnerships Lead at @gotynker. Veteran educator. Film School reject. Ally of good journalism.

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