The "Edit Issue" Form

Edit and annotate your issues to capture additional information about them.

On the issue edit page, you’ll see fields that can be used to help describe the content you’ve found. If a field doesn’t apply to your issue or you aren’t sure about what to enter, just leave it blank.

  • Title and description: Provide a brief description of the problematic content you’ve found

  • Tags: Tags are categories that help keep Junkipedia organized. Begin typing the tag you’d like to add. If the tag appears in the system, click it to add.

  • Problems: Select the kind of problematic content you’ve found. See our article "Classifying Problematic Content" to review definitions and examples for each problem type.

  • There are fact checks related to this issue: If you have found a fact check related to the content or claim, click the toggle button and paste in a link under "Fact Check Links."

Additional Data

Click the edit button next to "Additional Data" to open and edit more fields:

  • Platform(s): Junkipedia will automatically add information about the platform where you found the content, if you found it online.

  • Langauge(s): Junkipedia will automatically add information about the language the problematic content uses.

  • Country(ies): If the content mentions a particular country, you can add it here.

  • State(s): If the content mentions a particular U.S. state or territory, you can add it here.

  • Media Type(s): You can select if the problematic content you found is a photo, video, link, page, tweet, article, or status.

  • Advisory: If you would like to recommend others take (or not take) a particular action to address the piece of content, you can enter an advisory.

    • An example of an advisory on a piece of content that has received no engagement might be, “This content has received little engagement. Do not engage or amplify.” An advisory on a piece of content that is spreading rapidly might be, “Respond with approved inoculation messaging:....”

    • If you aren't sure what to put in this field, leave it blank.

  • Threat Level: You can select from five threat levels to classify the piece of content, based on Data & Society’s threat analysis recommendations (see below). If your issue is between Data & Society’s threat levels, you can select “moderate” or “significant,” but you should follow the response recommendations for low or medium risk content, respectively.

  • Make this issue visible to others: Check this box if you would like other users outside of your organization to see this issue.

  • Make this issue public: Check this box if you would like people outside of your organization's network to see this issue.

  • This issue has been reviewed: Check this box once you're finished editing the issue.

  • This issue has been reported to the platform: Check this box if you or someone else has reported the content to the platform where it was posted.

  • The platform took action on this issue: Check this box if the platform where the content was found took some sort of action on the content (e.g., labeled or removed)

When you are finished adding information to your issue, click "Update Issue" to save.

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