Our Week In The Web: April 10, 2015

Since we were newly accused of excessive comment moderation this week by a listener on Facebook, it feels like as good a time as any to remind everybody our standard of moderation. Here it is: we aim for open, respectful conversation in our Disqus, Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr feeds. While we'd love for comments to stay on topic with the subject at hand, we understand that that doesn't always happen, and we accept that as a natural trajectory of Internet forum behavior. What we do not tolerate is excessive or explicit language, sexual content and violent or threatening behavior toward other commenters and individuals. If a comment you post seems to be misplaced, it's either idling in our moderation queue or been delayed by the backend parts of whatever forum you're using. (In the above-mentioned Facebook user's case, those comments were probably delayed or removed by Facebook itself in an attempt to guard against excessive repeat commenting, a feature that we actually have no control over ourselves). This may not be the answer you're looking for, but it is the answer we have. Hope that helps clear things up!

The Most Listened-To Shows Online (April 3, 2015 — April 10, 2015 )

1. Week In The News: Indiana's Religious Freedom Law, Hazy Iran Deal, Thirsty California (April 3, 2015)

2. The Comma Queen Will See You, Now (April 6, 2015)

3. As Employment Growth Slows, Where Are American Jobs? (April 7, 2015)

4. Staking Out A Broad 2016 GOP Field (April 8, 2015)

5. Tracing The Outlines Of The Iran Deal (April 6, 2015)

Our Favorite Guest Quotes From This Week

"You destroyed my recipe!" — Francesca Leone

"I call Judy Clarke the patron saint of lost causes." — David Boeri

"Employers don't raise wages because they want to. They raise wages because they have to." — Justin Wolfers 

"Who is this Mary Norris, and will she come live with me?" — Mary Norris

"There's no chance. Zero. A negative integer chance that conservatives will rally behind a more moderate candidate." — Steve Deace

Our Favorite Comments (Facebook, Twitter and Disqus) From This Week

"Sometimes its the anticipation of a recipe that takes days that makes it worth your while. I've never seen a recipe to cure your own olives before. I'm sure they are much tastier than the ones in the can." (OrangeGina)

"WOW - I hope that crown is part of her dress code." (Suz Carter)

"Striped-shirt bro on right as his running mate and "maybe" I'll take him seriously." (Stacey George)

"12 hours Ron. Why haven't you answered On Point? You accuse and them don't fight? Seems fishy, my friend. Why not repost your comments?" (Steven Williamson)

"Listening to A. Scott talk about his brother's death on @OnPointRadio & I can't understand how he can manage to stay so calm. I'd be livid." (@MikeHawthorne)

Our Favorite Bit Of Internet This Week

These deeply unsettling #MostStylishBostonians gifs. (The BostonGlobe / Twitter)


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