Hrant Dink Foundation has been conducting the project titled “Media Watch on Hate Speech” since 2009. This study, which launched with the purpose of drawing attention to the discriminatory language against ethnic and religious identities, sexist and homophobic discourse and news containing hate speech, and contributing to reduce the use of hate speech in media, aims to generate knowledge on the concept of “hate speech”, create a platform for discussing the methods for combating discriminatory and racist discourse, and promote the use of a more respectful and informed language in terms of human rights and minorities.

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Media Watch on Hate Speech Project’s findings concerning Turkish printed press between January-April 2017 was presented on June 19, 2017 in Havak Hall with a panel discussion moderated by İdil Engindeniz.

Media watch report covering the January-April 2017 period and including quantitative and qualitative analyses of instances of hate speech against national, ethnic and religious identities is published.

Within May 1-7, 2017, four news articles that generate hate speech had been selected for the weekly report. These articles generating hate speech against Kurds, Syrians, Jews and Greeks are analyzed.

Within April 24-30, 2017, four news articles that generate hate speech had been selected for the weekly report. These articles generating hate speech against Jews, Syrians and Armenians are analyzed.

Within April 17-23, 2017, four news articles that generate hate speech had been selected for the weekly report. These articles generating hate speech against Syrians, Serbians, Jews and Armenians are analyzed.

In the report issued with the collaboration of Imagine Center for Conflict Transformation, how the conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia was covered in the media in Azerbaijan, Armenia and Turkey was examined.

Within April 10-16, 2017, four news articles that generate hate speech had been selected for the weekly report. These articles generating hate speech against Jews, Syrians, non-Muslims and Armenians are analyzed.

Within April 3-9, 2017, five news articles that generate hate speech had been selected for the weekly report. These articles generating hate speech against Bulgarians, Germans, non-Muslims and LGBTIs are analyzed.

Within March 27 - April 2, 2017, four news articles that generate hate speech had been selected for the weekly report. These articles generating hate speech against Bulgarians, Germans, non-Muslims and LGBTIs are analyzed.

Within March 20-26, 2017, four news articles that generate hate speech had been selected for the weekly report. These articles generating hate speech against Syrians, Bulgarians and Jews are analyzed.

Within March 13-19, 2017, five news articles that generate hate speech had been selected for the weekly report. These articles targeting non-Muslims, Armenians, Greeks, LGBTIs and Jews are analyzed.

Within March 6-12, 2017, five news articles that generate hate speech had been selected for the weekly report. These articles targeting Germans, non-Muslims, Christians, Romas and Syrians are analyzed.

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