1. Only subscribers to the Halifax Examiner may comment on articles. (Subscribing to the free morning email is not the same as subscribing to the website.)

2. Each account must have a real name attached to it. Your personal details will not be shared with anyone, and your name or email address will not be visible in your comments, unless they are used as your username.

3. All comments are held in moderation until approved. We want comments that are productive and extend the conversation, and will not tolerate or approve name-calling or disrespectful interaction between commenters. Provide links to back up your comments if possible. Off-topic comments will not be approved.

4. We reserve the right to reject or pull down comments at any time, without explanation.

The commenting policy originally appeared in this post.

2 replies on “Commenting policy”

  1. Good on you, whoever’s moderating, for not succumbing to my vitriol. Maybe there’s still some spine left in the Fourth Estate yet.

    “If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.” ― George Orwell

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