World Press Freedom Day: Countering Hate Speech in the Media through Ethics and Self-Regulation

To mark World Press Freedom Day 2016 the Ethical Journalism Network moderated a panel at UNESCO’s celebrations in Helsinki on “Countering Hate Speech in the Media through Ethics and Self-Regulation” with participants from Finland, Bosnia & Herzegovnia, Denmark, Indonesia, South Sudan and Peru.

Ahead of the panel discussion the EJN’s director Aidan White spoke about how media can identify and report hate-speech with the UNESCO youth Newsroom.

You can read the highlights from the event in the EJN’s storify below.