Incitement, “Dangerous Speech”, Advocacy: Rights & Response in Social Media & Beyond

Presentation and Panel Discussion WEDNESDAY AUGUST 02, 2017, 4:00pm-6:30pm How may we best we monitor, expose, and counter hate speech and incitement in social media and across other media outlets? Do legal and other efforts risk eroding our rights to free expression and advocacy by restricting what might be contentious

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August 2, 2017 - 4:00 pm

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August 2, 2017 - 6:30 pm

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GSMC Campus, 7th Floor 9 West Building Westlands, opposite Sarit Centre.   View map

Presentation and Panel Discussion WEDNESDAY AUGUST 02, 2017, 4:00pm-6:30pm


How may we best we monitor, expose, and counter hate speech and incitement in social media and across other media outlets? Do legal and other efforts risk eroding our rights to free expression and advocacy by restricting what might be contentious or vaguely-defined “dangerous” speech online and elsewhere?

Please join us at GSMC to explore the technological and legal frontiers shaping new responses to this crucial, controversial and fast-evolving topic.

Presentation: “Monitoring Kenya’s Social Media Space: Tools & Observations” — Noah Miller, Consultant, GSMC Social Media Monitoring Project
Moderator: Dr Sam Kamau, Lecturer GSMC

RSVP to Sanday Ogesa on sanday.ogesa@aku.edu or call us +254 719231530

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