The Jordan Media Institute in cooperation with the Norwegian Institute of Journalism organised a Conference on Hate Speech in Digital and Social Media in Amman, Jordan from the 26-27 April 2016.
The Ethical Journalism Network’s Director, Aidan White, gave a keynote speech on hate speech and the EJN’s ‘Turning the Page of Hate’ campaign.
— Jordan Media Inst. (@JoMedIns) April 26, 2016
For more information on the EJN’s work on hate-speech see:
- Turning the page of hate – Towards an African campaign for tolerance in journalism
- Turning the page of hate – Challenges for ethical journalism in times of conflict
- Kigali Declaration | Kampala Declaration
- Hate speech – A five point test for journalists
- Download the five point test in Arabic, English and French.
Other speaker at the event included:
Dr. Basim Tweissi, Dean, Jordan Media Institute
Frode Rekve, Norwegian Institute of Journalism
Dr. Mohammed AbuRob, Birzeit University; “Daesh”:Sending and Receiving through the Hashtag
Wahid Qarmash,Media Observatory in North Africa and the Middle East; Monitoring Hate and Resentment Speech in Print Media
Dr. Naila Hamdy, American University in Cairo; A Review of Conferences on Hate Speech (Beirut, Cairo, Amman)
Rifa’at Al-Mohammad, Syria; The Role of Media and Social Communication Tools in Reinforcing Sectarian Speech among the Syrian Society’s Components during the Syrian Revolution
Dr. Samira Muttakel, The Hashemite University; How the Media Presents Hate through Images
Anne Templeton and Evangelos Ntontis, International Forum for Islamic Dialogue; “Us” and “Them”: How Do We Categorize Refugees?
Dr. Marwan Allan, Philadelphia University; The Role of Jordan Media in Using the Arts to Challenge Hate
Prof. Mohammad Husainat and Dr. Yousef Khataybeh, Al-Balqa’ Applied University; The Effect of Social Media on Spreading Hate Speech in the Jordanian Society
Dr. Yamine Boudahan, Mohamed Lamine Debaghine Sétif 2 University; Educating Youth on Culture of Communication on Social Media Networks to Confront Hate Speech – Algeria as Model
Dr. Yousef Al-Sharman, Al-Balqa Applied University and Dr. Firdous Al-Omari, Jordan University of Science and Technology; The Role of Social Media: Facebook, Twitter and YouTube in Spreading Hate Elements in Arab Countries
May Abu-Assab, Birzeit University; Media Ethics and the Culture of the Herd: Speech Content in Palestinian Digital and Social Media
Dr. Thaher Al-Qurashi, Amman Arab University; The Role of the Internet in the Manufacture of Extremist Thinking and Terrorism (Field Study)
Prof. Sa’d Abu Dayyeh, University of Jordan; Jordanian Official Response to the Arab Spring’s Media Rhetoric
Prof. Issam Al-Musa, Philadelphia University; Rational Cultural Heritage Values in Confronting Hate Speech in Contemporary Digital Media
Prof. Hilmi Sari, Jordan; The Effect of Hate Speech in Social Media Networks on Social Security – Sociological Analysis
Dalal Salameh, Jordanian Media Credibility Monitor “AKEED”; Professional Violations as Instruments of Producing “Hate Speech”: Syrian Displacement Coverage as a Model
Prof. Jamal Al-Shalabi, Jordan Media Institute; The Amman Message: A Narrative to Confront Extremism
Dr. Abdul Rahim Al-Sharif, Zarqa University; Senior Muslim Scholars’ Methodology to Describe and Prevent Hate Speech which is Spreading in Contemporary Social Media
Dr. Moslih Kanaaneh, Birzeit University; “Verbal Attacks”: Intellectual Repression Mechanisms on Digital and Social Media: A Case from Palestine
Dr. Mustafa Al-Ta’I, Ajman University of Science and Technology; Hate Speech in Arab Media: Social or Political Phenomenon?