San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Avoiding the Hate Trap in Online Journalism
This is the second of three one day seminars as part of the EU project Respect Words - Ethical Journalism against Hate Speech where we will be asking the questions:
- Is social media offering a public platform for hate speech?
- What does ethical reporting mean for online platforms where there is no regulation?
09.30 – Registration
09.45 - Welcome
10.00 - Keynote Speech - Challenges to tackle Online Hate Speech
- Scott Griffen, Director of Press Freedom Programme with the International Press Institute.
11.00 - Panel 1 - The challenges to Ethics in Online Media
- Joe Galvin (Director of News, Storyful)
- Anne Walsh (Coordinator of the No Hate Speech Movement Ireland)
- Mark Malone (Social Justice Activist, Sound Migration)
12.00 – World Café Style Discussion
13.00 - Lunch
14.00 - Panel 2 - Fact checking vs 'Fake" News - The Online Dilemma
- Gavan Titley (Lecturer in Media Studies, NUI Maynooth)
- Shane O'Curry (Director, European Network Against Racism)
15.00 - World Café Style Discussion
16.00 – Summary and Conclusions
17.00 – Close
Each seminar is a standalone event as part of the EU project Respect Words - Ethical Journalism against Hate Speech
When & Where
Near FM is a not-for-profit, democratic, community radio station based on the north side of Dublin, broadcasting 24 hours a day, 365 days per year. We operate an open access policy and run a minimum of two community radio introduction courses a year for new volunteers. The station encourages groups to use community media as a tool in their development work and aims to cover the issues, events and stories important in the local area. Programming involves radio drama, multilingual programmes, assisting unsigned musicians, intercultural programming, educational programming, outside broadcasts, documentaries to name a few.