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    The First Amendment and Online Reader Commentary

    Ever wonder about the comments that follow online articles in the press? Here’s one opinion expressed in The Washington Post: Anne Applebaum writes… “If you are reading this article on the Internet, stop afterward and think about it. Then scroll to the bottom and read the commentary. If there isn’t any, try a Web site that allows comments, preferably one that is very political. Then recheck your views. Chances are your thinking will have changed, especially if you have read a series of insulting, negative or mocking remarks — as so often you will.”

    Read more at http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/anne-applebaum-another-reason-to-avoid-reading-the-comments/2014/11/28/b37a9f30-7722-11e4-a755-e32227229e7b_story.html

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