Understanding Hate Speech Patterns With #TrackerBenci
Tham Jia Vern, Researcher, The Centre
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The prevalence of hate speech in public discourse, amplified by social media, is a problem multicultural societies the world over are grappling with. Researchers at The Centre have recently launched an initiative called #TrackerBenci to gather data and contribute to further study of hate speech in Malaysia. We discuss the aims of the project and the challenges of monitoring hate speech online. Image credit: Shutterstock.com
Produced by: Shazana Mokhtar
Presented by: Shazana Mokhtar
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Categories: social issues
Tags: hate speech, freedom of speech, online speech,