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Cif Watcher: Guardian Catches Anti-Semites

by | 9th, June 2008

THE pages of Comment Is Free, the Guardian’s opinion blog, have been redesigned, and moderators will hold more sway over the often anti-semitic comments that get through.

The Telegraph is not impressed :

So our friends over at Guardian ‘Comment Is Free’ had their early June facelift, as promised. Former CIF Editor and founder Georgina Henry explained the changes to the massed ranks of Guardianistas:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2008/jun/04/1

There were three announced substantive changes. First, threads will remain open for only two days (previously it was three). Second, clicking on the name of a commenter gives access to all their comments in the past. And third, the comments are now paginated in pages of 50, which does not help with the continuity of a thread since one has to keep paging backwards and forwards to see what was written and by whom.

CIF has a longstanding problem with antisemitism posted there. (It results from

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