Documenting Human Rights Violations in Challenging Environments

Just because a source is popular does not mean it is credible. However, just because it is not 100 percent credible does not mean you should discard it from use. You need to strike a balance. Do not immediately dismiss a news story. Even if it is not a credible source, it is important to know what they are saying as part of the context for your documentation process. You need to find ways to determine what you can or cannot trust or use.

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