Creating good news in order to counter online hate speech
Creating good news in order to counter online hate speech was the main topic in the second training under the Coalition of Positive Messengers to Counter Online Hate Speech project organized by SDA team in on November 23 in Sofia.
Leading journalists, media experts, human rights, ICT and campaigning specialists together with journalism students, advocacy organizations, public administration, migrant community and other NGO representatives rewritten news, identified in the media content monitoring as spreading hate speech. We managed to create new positive narratives in order to counter online hate language.
During the discussion the hot issue was the limit between hate speech and freedom of speech.
Through design thinking method participants separated in different teams ideated and prototyped project for creative tools that could be used to serve our main objective: more effective response to online hate speech and raising awareness among society.