Mixed reaction to Buffalo News' anonymous comments ban

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"The naysayers (many of whom, interestingly, prefer to remain anonymous) are blasting us for what they see as noxious free-speech violations and an effort to protect our evil political agenda," writes editor Margaret Sullivan (left). "The supporters, by contrast, are relieved that the astonishingly hateful and venomous commentary on news stories will likely be restrained once people have to identify themselves." || More from Sullivan: On "On the Media."
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    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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