trigger warning


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trigger warning

A statement at the beginning of an article or video advising that its content might be upsetting, especially for trauma survivors. At least that graphic article came with a trigger warning.
See also: trigger, warning
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Our starting point for this exploration was the current impasse around forbidden words and trigger warnings and their intensified flows, political hyperbole, indignations, and the multiple incoherent narratives of what's going on.
Later, trigger warnings, some prefer the use of "content warnings" to avoid the suggestion of violent weapons, were used on private blogs, chat rooms and online communities, where content often detailed personal accounts by victims of crimes, including rape and other violent acts.
But lest readers be worried that Trigger Warning is simply a catchall for the writer's shorter fiction, the collection does have a theme, of a sort: an experimental nature that reveals the shadowy underbelly of reality.
Trigger Warning engages the mind, stirs the heart, and shakes the soul.
Trigger warnings are advisories often written in bold type and affixed to a post, tweet, YouTube video or increasingly, a class syllabus.
These stories and many more appear in his new collection, pre-emptively titled Trigger Warnings (William Morrow).
These people will have physical reactions to such pictures if trigger warnings or graphic warnings are not present.
rules that trigger warning and critical alerts for each queue.
We lack civil discourse across ideological boundaries, such that college professors issue trigger warnings and students seek to block campus speakers whose views they find noxious.
Bias hotlines, safe spaces, trigger warnings and no-platforming or shutting down of speakers yield the right to curtail free expression and open inquiry to social justice advocates and social-justice-dominated college administrators.
I'm just very glad it that it was made and I'm glad that I had done my work because I was using my tools as I watched the film, and I know the filmmakers are very responsible and are going to have trigger warnings and have all types of support systems in place," concluded Judd.
Most faculty members say they don't use trigger warnings.
Our college students want safe spaces where they won't hear offensive ideologies and trigger warnings if they are to be exposed to anything that may rekindle a past trauma.
Because they don't necessarily cause wind shifts on the ground to trigger warnings, pulse thunderstorms quietly pose deadly wind shear threats in aviation.
the safe spaces, the speech codes, and the trigger warnings,