Trying to calm irrational bloggers

Matt talks about being at the helm of a shitstorm: "I'd hate to see blogs get known for reactionary authors".

I think it may be too late. Having been the instigator of a few minor ones and having borne the brunt of some pretty violent blogosphere shitstorms, I think we've already got a well-deserved reputation for going off half-cocked.

I'm hoping we don't permanently end up with a reputation as an unkind community, but I see little discussion of the social implications of the blogging medium.

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