Lunchtime Talk

Fri 4 Feb 13:00-14:00 at YouTube Live

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Reconsidering Comment Sections

Do you ever leave comments on the stuff you watch, read and listen to? In this lunchtime talk, Sammy Jones, Bristol and Bath Creative R & D New Talent Fellow delves into the world of comment sections.

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Sammy Jones

Sammy Jones is a writer, editor and researcher. She works for Metro, Time Out and more, and is a New Talent Fellow on the Amplified Publishing pathfinder at Bristol and Bath Creative R&D, researching the future of comment…

Please note we are holding our Lunchtime Talks online only for now - we are looking forward to seeing you in the building again soon.

Do you ever leave comments on the stuff you watch, read and listen to? If not, you’re in good company. Hardly any of us reach the bottom of the pages we’re reading, let alone leave comments on what we consume. Publishers don’t like comment sections either: they chomp up staff time and mess with content creator mental health.

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Image by: Arisa Chattasa on Unsplash

Sammy Jones is reconsidering comment sections as part of Bristol and Bath Creative R&D. She’s a New Talent Fellow who thinks comment sections could be a positive opportunity for audiences and makers, not just a pain in the neck. Join us to find out where her research has got to so far, and bring any comments of your own.

Join us online on Friday 4th February at 1pm for the talk and to take part in the discussion afterwards on Youtube Live.

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