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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Within December 4-10, 2017, four news articles that generate hate speech had been selected for the weekly report. These articles generating hate speech against Christians, LGBTIs, Syrians and Jews are analyzed.

The findings concerning printed press in Turkey between May-August 2017 and the discriminatory discourse report, 'Giaour' Discourse in Print Media was presented with a panel discussion moderated by İdil Engindeniz.

Within November 27 - December 3, 2017, four news articles that generate hate speech had been selected for the weekly report. These articles generating hate speech against Syrians, Jews, Greeks and Russians are analyzed.

The report titled "Giaour Discourse in Print Media" examines how the word ‘giaour’ is used in a context within which non-Muslim identities are associated with mercilessness, cruelty and enmity.

Within November 13-19, 2017, three news articles that generate hate speech had been selected for the weekly report. These articles generating hate speech against Buddhists, Syrians, Iraqis and Jews are analyzed.

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

Within October 30 - November 5, 2017, three news articles that generate hate speech had been selected for the weekly report. These articles generating hate speech against Syrians, British, Jews and Greeks are analyzed.

The report titled "Discriminatory Discourse in News Stories on Murders of Transgender Women" aims to explore discriminatory discourse against transgender people in terms of the way murders of transgender women are covered.

Within October 23-29, 2017, three news articles that generate hate speech had been selected for the weekly report. These articles generating hate speech against Buddhists, Syrians and Christians are analyzed.

Within October 16-22, 2017, three news articles that generate hate speech had been selected for the weekly report. These articles generating hate speech against LGBTIs, Jews, Germans and Armenians are analyzed.

Within October 9-15, 2017, four news articles that generate hate speech had been selected for the weekly report. These articles generating hate speech against non-Muslims, Greeks, Jews, Armenians, Rûms and the British are analyzed.

In the news discussion workshop held on 30 September 2017, the role of the media in the production of discriminatory discourse concerning refugees is discussed under the facilitation of Ülkü Doğanay.

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