Quantcast
Last updated on April 19, 2014 at 8:45 EDT

Latest Hate speech Stories

2012-09-24 10:27:18

Constitutional scholars to explore free speech, privacy, and hate speech and where to draw the line in cyberspace. HOUSTON, Sept. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube, and more than half a billion active websites, the Internet provides a forum where messages can spread at lightning speed. At this moment, extremist publications and films appearing online have sparked protests across the world. (Logo:...

2012-09-12 06:28:31

NHMC Renews Call for Federal Government to Study Hate Speech in Media WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) today released a national poll showing that media portrayals of Latinos and immigrants are fueling rampant negative stereotypes among the general population that are diminishing perceptions of these groups throughout the United States. Tomorrow the NHMC will file letters with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)...

2012-07-19 00:32:51

Fans of Facebook hate groups, while using new media to target President Obama and his family, are relying heavily on old stereotypes of blacks as animalist, evil or shiftless – including depictions of the President as a chimp or sporting a bandana and a mouth full of gold teeth, according to a Baylor University study. More than 20 Facebook groups/pages were analyzed, using the keywords, "hate," "Barack Obama," and "Michelle Obama" to pinpoint them, in a study by Mia Moody, Ph.D.,...

2009-01-26 10:35:00

Press Conference in Washington set to discuss role of Media in hate speech and hate crimes WASHINGTON, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC), one of the country's foremost Latino media advocacy and civil rights organizations, announced today that it will host a press conference in Washington, D.C. on January 28th at the National Press Club to discuss three important elements related to hate speech in the media. Alex Nogales, President & CEO of...

2008-12-11 14:03:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- YouTube has reached out to the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) for its expertise in dealing with hate on the Internet. In one outgrowth of that partnership, the League is now a contributor to YouTube's newly launched Abuse & Safety Center, where users are empowered to identify and confront hate, and to report abuses. The YouTube Abuse & Safety Center features information and links to resources developed by ADL to help Internet users respond...