Aidan White on opposing hate speech

 

Aidan White, the Director of the Ethical Journalism Network spoke to UNESCO about hate speech and how journalists can oppose it at the 2016 World Press Freedom Day celebrations in Helsinki, Finland.

The Ethical Journalism Network has created a 5-point test for journalists that presents ways to prevent hate speech generating journalism from happening. Download the EJN’s 5 point test for hate speech infographic here.
Video and edit: Tommi Kolehmainen & Luca Lönnfors for the UNESCO Youth Newsroom.