Should anonymous commenting on news sites be allowed?

typing.jpgAre they valuable forums for free speech, or snake-pits of abuse and attack?

Some news sites - including the Washington Post and the UK's Independent - are rethinking their policies on allowing anonymous comments.

Others, like The Buffalo News, are banning them outright.

We convened a Q debate with Buffalo News editor Margaret Sullivan and blogger Mathew Ingram to explore the topic.

Please leave us an anonymous comment here to let us know where you stand on anonymous comments...

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