At a time when anyone can broadcast live or post their thoughts to a social network, we should be living in a utopia of public discourse. We're not.
Consider: an article written by Evgeny Morozov, published by Slate, with the title "Buzzfeed: The Virality of Evil". What could possibly go wrong? Here are the posted corrections, so far. Correction, Oct. 29, 2013: This article originally used different analytics platforms to compare the BBC's and BuzzFeed's traffic. The sentence about the BBC has been