While other news organisations are shutting down their online comments in favour of conversations taking place on social media, The Washington Post thinks there is room for both and readers should be encouraged to share their views on the website in a space that favours thoughtful discourse.

In this week's episode, we speak to The Washington Post's newsletter and alerts editor, Tessa Muggeridge, and comments editor Teddy Amenabar.

They explain why they launched a newsletter highlighting the best comments from readers, how the comments are chosen, and how people's feedback is being taken into account.

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