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Often I get asked what a community editor does, a question I sometimes find it hard to answer. But increasingly I tell people that it’s the community editor’s job to say what everyone else is thinking. Here’s an example to show you what I mean. On yesterday’s story about the Twitter trolls who sent rape …

Helen Lewis wrote an interesting post back in April about the value of comments on websites. In it, she equated a thread of comments to a Giant Lavatory Wall on the web and rightly asked what the business case was for an expensive community and moderation team. I didn’t get round to writing a response to …