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Because Newser cannot review each comment individually, we rely on moderators and other users to monitor comments.
With thousands of comments pouring in each day, Newser relies on Moderators to help keep things in check. Moderators are regular site users who “get” Newser’s comment policy and have been selected by Newser to help us keep things in check. They have the ability to immediately hide comments that violate our comment policy and restore comments that have been wrongly flagged.
Sort of the queen (or king) bee: The Global Moderator is a member of the Newser staff who manages the Moderators and controls account suspensions.
Our moderators are expected to stick to the following:
Click on "Flag." Users that repeatedly leave inappropriate or off-topic comments will have their account suspended.