Silence Hate: Young journalists published creative and innovative stories on migration

The #SilenceHate project kicked-off more than a year and a half ago, in April 2018, with a five-day ‘Media Camp’ in London. Thirteen young journalists were trained in the intricacies of how hate speech is used to target migrants, and what journalists can do to counter it. They went back to their home countries (Belgium, Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Poland and United Kingdom) with the objective to report and produced the stories that they pitched. Here are the journalists’ productions offering different formats such as photography, podcasts, videos, features, long form, and having a creative and innovative perspective of the migration…

Silence Hate

Silence Hate is a collective project of COSPE, EFJ,  Media Diversity Institute (MDI), Amnesty International Italy, Amnesty International Poland, KARPOS, Zaffiria, and Cyprus Community Media Centre (CCMC). The project seeks to combat and prevent online hate speech against migrants and refugees by developing new and creative counter-narratives. The main aims of the project are: To exchange best practices among journalists, media activists and bloggers, improving their capacity to create counter-narratives on migration issues; To provide teachers, educators, activists and young people with tools of analysis and operational tools to recognize and combat online hate speech; To raise awareness of young people and the general public about the risks of…