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MODERATOR. A person appointed to preside at a popular meeting; sometimes he is called a chairman.

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"We are looking for a Moderator to journey with the whole Church as we seek to follow the paths Christ is already walking down."
"They said that they cannot confide in friends because the confidentiality agreements they signed prevent them from doing so The vulnerability of content moderators is most acute in the Philippines, one of the biggest and fastest-growing hubs of such work "Several moderators call themselves silent heroes of the internet, protecting Americans from the ills of their own society In interviews with The Washington Post, 14 current and former moderators in Manila described a workplace where nightmares, paranoia, and obsessive ruminations were common consequences of the job.
The moderator brooch was presented along with a gift.
Stefania Pifer, a psychologist who runs the San Francisco-based Workplace Wellness Project, which consults with tech companies on moderator treatment, said that the conflicts were at heart a clash between a call center model designed for low-cost labor and mechanized tasks and a feeling among workers that the burdens placed on them go well beyond that of a traditional call center employee.
Moderator Osama Siddique discussed the life of Manto with the panellist Ayesha Jalal, Khaled Ahmed and Salima Hashmi.
On The Crying Game, Iqra Aziz, Atiqa Odho and moderator Fifi Haroon discussed as to why TV serials magnify women's woes.
In The Cleaners, a documentary by German directors Hans Block and Moritz Riesewieck, to be screened in Hong Kong in October, the secretive world of content moderating in the Philippines is exposed, as the directors looked at the ethical questions raised by the jobs, and how the work takes a toll on the moderators' mental health.
No one knows how many people work as content moderators, but the number likely totals "tens of thousands of people, easily," says Sarah Roberts, a professor of information studies at the University of California, Los Angeles, who studies content moderation.
Facebook content moderators that work to identify terrorist activity on the platform had their identities compromised, according to a ( report by the Guardian.
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Cruz later patched things up with moderator John Harwood, who noted the two are "clearly not having that beer you mentioned." That was a reference to a Cruz's earlier admission that he may not be the candidate with which Americans want to grab a beer.