In an interesting example of the increasing importance of online comment, today’s Guardian says:
Later today, the editor of the Guardian, Alan Rusbridger, will hold an open meeting for staff to discuss what political position the paper should adopt in its election editorial…
This year, for the first time, the Guardian has decided to hear not only from its staff, but from its readers and web users, too. So tell us who – or what – the paper should back in its election editorial as polling day approaches.
The editor has agreed to have at least a representative sample of your views heard at our meeting. For best results, please keep your comment concise and clear – and post by 1pm.
You can make your comments (and rate those of other people) at http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2010/apr/23/guardian-editorial-alan-rusbridger