Journalists and Media Activists Wanted to Join ‘No To Hate Speech’ Debate

Near FM are hosting an upcoming series of seminars Respect Words- Ethical Journalism in Media. These are aimed at online, print, and broadcast journalists interested in discussing ethics, codes and regulations and the responsibilities of traditional and online media in the context of hate speech.

Over the three days there will be speakers from a wide range of media outlets, regulatory bodies, NGOs and universities including Colum Kenny (DCU), Roisin Boyd (Lecturer/ Broadcaster), Michael Foley (NUJ), Teresa Buczkowska (Immigrant Council Ireland)  and Chinedu Onyejelem (Metro Eireann).
Further themes include challenges and opportunities with regards to terminology, stereotyping and representation of groups in media reports and how this impacts on ethnic and religious minorities in Ireland.
Seminars will be held at Wynn’s Hotel April 4th, 10th and 11th Dublin 1.

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

For more information and to register visit

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 share this event with people you think may be interested to join.




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