SouthernRants set me to thinking with this post:
N&R blogs letters
This is fast turning into one of my favorite reads: the News & Record letters to the editor are online and generating significant interest and comments. Almost every letter posted has at least one comment; most have more. This "town square" thing is happening before it's ready to be launched. "Life is what happens when you're busy making other plans..."
Once I gather my thoughts, I'll have to come back to this.