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Schoolgirl’s Murder Sparks Far-Right Backlash in French Media

Schoolgirl’s Murder Sparks Far-Right Backlash in French Media

The horrendous killing of a 12-year-old girl has fuelled an anti-immigrant backlash in French media and political spheres.

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Sadowitz’s Cancelation from Edinburgh Fringe Reopens Debate on Limit...

Sadowitz’s Cancelation from Edinburgh Fringe Reopens Debate on Limit...

Inclusion is not supposed to be just about good public relations, as organisations and festivals need to promote good practices and discourage offensive material.

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Inclusive Media, Cohesive Society: Hate Speech in Lebanon

Inclusive Media, Cohesive Society: Hate Speech in Lebanon

In the pursuit of a more inclusive and open media sphere, IMeCS reports are part of a series of studies which aim to monitor segments of problematic speech in various circles of socio-political influence, whether on social media or more traditional means of spreading in...

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‘Women were trained not to complain about harassment’: Exploring t...

‘Women were trained not to complain about harassment’: Exploring t...

Female journalists often face gendered abuse online in response to their work. But how have changing cultural norms pushed female journalists to engage with their audiences online, and how does this harassment affect their jobs?

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The Great Reset and its Believers

The Great Reset and its Believers

Belief in the “Great Reset” narrative and how the world is allegedly transforming into a socialist eco-dictatorship has gathered pace thanks to the pandemic – with politicians now weighing in on the issue. What do the right-wing media and activists have to say abo...

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IMeCS: MDI Training on Countering Hate Speech and Hate Speech in Leban...

IMeCS: MDI Training on Countering Hate Speech and Hate Speech in Leban...

Inclusive Media, Cohesive Society (IMeCS) is a two-year project which aims to foster a media sector that contributes to a pluralistic, inclusive, and cohesive society in Lebanon. The lead partner on the project is the Samir Kassir Foundation, working together with Media...

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Italy’s Zan Law and the Media Debate around Homophobia

Italy’s Zan Law and the Media Debate around Homophobia

The mainstream narrative in the Italian media is currently promoting toxic and misleading views that might effectively contribute to allowing not just hate speech, but actual violence to continue.

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Hate Speech in Lebanon: Incendiary Rhetoric, Flammable Society

Hate Speech in Lebanon: Incendiary Rhetoric, Flammable Society

IMeCS aims to ensure that media platforms provide a fair representation of all components of the Lebanese society.

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Ethnic Hate Speech and Narratives of Divide in the Western Balkans

Ethnic Hate Speech and Narratives of Divide in the Western Balkans

This article is part of Media Diversity Institute’s project Reporting Diversity Network’s 2.0 Monthly Monitoring Highlights and was initially published …

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The challenge of hate speech in the Albanian media environment

The challenge of hate speech in the Albanian media environment

The urgency of media literacy has been recognized in Albania and actions are being taken supported by European Commission, UNICEF, UNESCO, CFI Media Development and others.

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Parler: The “Unbiased” Social Media Platform of Conspiraci...

Parler: The “Unbiased” Social Media Platform of Conspiraci...

After Twitter ‘censored’ Trump, the US right flocked to Parler. What’s next for the self-declared “unbiased social platform”?

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Is Hate and Prejudice In Our DNA?

Is Hate and Prejudice In Our DNA?

We need to learn how to acknowledge our evolutionary roots while building a better world.

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