Poynter: Worried about post-trauma disorders, fact-checkers in India set guidelines for self-care

Poynter: Worried about post-trauma disorders, fact-checkers in India set guidelines for self-care. “Dealing with horrifying imagery is daily routine for Boom. The newsroom is usually flooded with videos and photos of lynchings, child abuse and crime scenes. The majority are sent by readers who want to know if the information is real or not. A quick review of Boom’s latest fact-checks shows that the majority of them are out of context and/or have been manipulated. For this reason, on Dec. 6, Boom’s deputy editor Karen Rebelo participated in the ‘Trauma Awareness and Self Care’ workshop offered at the Trusted Media Summit in Singapore.”

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