Near FM is delighted to invite you to the series of seminars as part of the EU project Respect Words- Ethical Journalism against Hate Speech.

On April 4th, 10th and 11th Near FM is hosting a series of seminars predominantly aimed at journalists and media activists at Wynn’s Hotel, Dublin 1.

The seminar will look at ethics, codes and regulations and the responsibilities of traditional and online media in the context of hate speech. The seminar will ask what challenges and opportunities there are with regards to terminology, stereotyping and representation of ethnic and religious minority groups in media reports.

Over the three days there will be speakers from a range of media outlets, regulatory bodies, NGOs and universities including Colum Kenny (DCU), Roisin Boyd (Lecturer / broadcaster), Michael Foley (NUJ), and Chinedu Onyejelem (Metro Eireann).

Check out the full agenda and register at the links below:

Seminar 1 – (April 4th) Regulating against Hate Speech in Media –

Seminar 2 – (April 10th) Avoiding the Hate Trap in Online Journalism –

Seminar 3 – (April 11th) Combating Hate Speech in Print and Broadcast Media

Tickets are free of charge but places are limited. Attendees travelling from outside of Dublin can claim travel expenses after the event. Each seminar is a standalone event. Please contact Near Fm for further information

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