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Understanding Hate Speech Patterns With #TrackerBenci

Tham Jia Vern, Researcher, The Centre

17-Jan-22 09:30

Understanding Hate Speech Patterns With #TrackerBenci

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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