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The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

The Volunteer Moderators Who Help Make Online Communities Function

We talk about the unsung heroes who face daily harassment moderating online forums on this episode of 'The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast.'

by VICE Staff
Dec 14 2017, 9:30pm

On The VICE Guide to Right Now, VICE's daily podcast, we delve into the biggest news of the day and give you a rundown of the stories we're reading, working on, and fascinated with.

Today we talk about Democrat Doug Jones's win over Roy Moore for Alabama's Senate seat, Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's response to Trump's Jerusalem decision, and the trial of the arrested inauguration protestors who had their property seized. Then we talk to Jason Koebler about the unpaid volunteers who spend their days moderating online comments on sites like Reddit, even in the face of daily harassment.

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