The Summer 2011 issue of Nieman Reports is now online, chock full of intriguing reading on public-interest media. Former NPR ombudsman Alicia Shepard ponders “Online Comments: Dialogue or Diatribe?” (her take: “We would have more honest, kinder, civil exchanges if people used their real names”). Other writers include former Steve Weinberg, Investigative Reporters and Editors director; and Michael Skolar, v.p. of interactive at Public Radio International. It’s published by the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University.