An IT campaign to tackle hate speech and build peace online
Fake News is not just a problem in the US. Online disinformation has been blamed for fuelling violence all over the world. In South Sudan... Read More
Social media and modern politics
In the age of mass social media, we must all become intellectuals or we shall be quite at loss as a race. Progress from barbarism... Read More
Investigative journalist Jeta Xharra – challenging politicians and patriarchy in the Balkans
Reporter Jeta Xharra talks about misogyny in journalism, and how she uses her live TV show to challenge politicians on gender inequality.
The role of media in conflict
War journalism is exactly what keeps war alive. It is the frontrunner element that campaigns for the prolonged business of war. In contrast, peace journalism... Read More
In pursuit of peace journalism post-Paris
A comparison of the coverage of terrorist attacks in France, Lebanon and Kenya demonstrates that global media falls well-short of the ideals of peace journalism.
Ending impunity universally
Only a free media and responsible journalism can contribute to ending impunity universally, hence steps should be taken to punish those who target journalists through intimidation,... Read More
On-line journalism – fostering a spirit of intolerance?
With on-line journalism increasingly fostering a spirit of intolerance and unaccountability, more effective regulation - including the licensing of on-line journalists - needs to be considered as a potential remedy to hate speech on-line.
Politics by other means – netwar for Kosovo
Though an under-explored aspect of contemporary conflict, developments in information technology are fuelling the emergence of new forms of warfare which could pose a unique challenge to state's critical infrastructure.
Hate speech in public life
TransConflict Serbia - with the support of the Embassy of Switzerland in Belgrade - organized a panel discussion in Novi Pazar, entitled 'Hate Speech in Public Life'.
The role of the media in post-conflict Serbia – Šljivančanin’s Politika interview
An interview by the Serbian daily newspaper, Politika, with Veselin Šljivančanin - a former general of the Yugoslav army, who was sentenced to ten years imprisonment by the ICTY - violated the ethical obligations that the media must observe when reporting about war crimes.