Hate Speech Against Migrants and Refugees

Highlights from UNAOC Symposium on Hate Speech Against Migrants and Refugees in the Media in Cairo, 13 December 2017.

  1. The EJN's Tom Law presented the EJN guidelines on migration reporting but warned: "We can't ask media to only focus on positive stories, because it will backfire."
  2. Tom also presented some of the findings from the EJN's three recent reports on migration.
  3. Tom outlined the political pressure, economic difficulties face by journalists that don't always allow them to meet the standards they'd like to achieve.
  4. The EJN 5 Point Test For Hate Speech
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