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Participate in conversations about our content, and take responsibility for the conversations you start.

Focus on the constructive by recognising and rewarding intelligent contributions.

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The first two lines of the Guardian’s blogging and commenting guidelines for its journalists. Excellent, methinks.

My reading is that the Guardian’s journalists are encouraged to engage their audience but not debate and argue with them. The second line hints at “guiding” the conversation toward a constructive focus.