You realise what little time you have to keep on top of things in the online world when stuff like this pass you by.
Netscape have become a user-contributed news portal. The usp? Anchors.
What we all thought where moderators are now informed commenter’s and allowed to flag up content and tag it with their own view. Is this the new sub-editor? Public facing, from the ranks content filter?
The dig/newsvine approach seems to be first draft for the trad-media buy in to opensource journalism.
It’s a shame that the anchor concept isn’t pushed more on the front page. Maybe it will be in future.