The Moral Gatekeeper? Moderation and Deletion of User-Generated Content in a Leading News Forum

Participatory formats in online journalism offer increased options for user comments to reach a mass audience, also enabling the spreading of incivility. As a result, journalists feel the need to moderate offensive user comments in order to prevent the derailment of discussion threads. However, litt...

Authors: Boberg, Svenja
Frischlich, Lena
Schatto-Eckrodt, Tim
Quandt, Thorsten
Division/Institute:FB 06: Erziehungswissenschaft und Sozialwissenschaften
Document types:Article
Media types:Text
Publication date:2018
Date of publication on miami:23.05.2019
Modification date:23.05.2019
Edition statement:[Electronic ed.]
Source:Media and Communication 6 (2018) 4, 58-69
Subjects:community management; computational methods; forum moderation; gatekeeping; journalism; participatory media; Spiegel Online; topic modeling; user comments; user participation
DDC Subject:070: Publizistische Medien, Journalismus, Verlagswesen
License:CC BY 4.0
Language:English
Funding:Finanziert durch den Open-Access-Publikationsfonds 2018 der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) und der Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität Münster (WWU Münster).
Format:PDF document
URN:urn:nbn:de:hbz:6-14199439042
Permalink:http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:hbz:6-14199439042
Other Identifiers:DOI: 10.17645/mac.v6i4.1493
Digital documents:artikel_quandt_2018.pdf
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