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Hate speech or no speech?

Throughout the world, media has been used to propagate hate and incite violence within multi-ethnic societies.

In Rwanda, for instance, hate speech in the media played a crucial role in sparking and perpetuating violence in 1994 that resulted in the massacre of more than 500,000 Tutsi and Hutu people. In the Balkans Wars of the 1990s, warlords used the media to spread ultra-nationalist ideology, says author Kemal Kurspahic. And today, warlords in Afghanistan are using the media as a tool for waging war, according to Afghan journalist Najibullah Sharifi.

What do you think: Is diverse yet hateful media better than no media at all? Should hate speech be regulated in the media? Or should the media be free to provide a diversity of voices, in spite of the consequences?

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I think, media should not be

I think, media should not be the carrier of hate speech in any way. That is against journalistic values and norms... As mentioned here, I have found that in those countries where there is ultra nationalistic feelings like in Communist country or the people with that ideology. They cannot accept the ylodopposing views and opinions. Diverse media should be there but it does not mean hate speech. It is better no media than hate speech media as it sparks violence and murder and disintegrates society .

Media should certainly present diversity of views and opinions but it should be within the realm of journalistic ethics. We are not living in the medieval period or nor in the stone age therefore all should accept the norms being within certain rules and regulations.

Hate speech carrier media should be banned as it is better no media than hate... media.

Should hate speech be

Should hate speech be regulated in the media? Absolutely! Gene Rrod

Media should be free to

Media should be free to provide diversity voices for people and i love speech and no speech as well, as a journalist that would give us and help us discover the person behind the hate speech and those who avoid the speech. Media should play fairness while giving space to speech or no speech.

Charles ATANGANA, investigative economic journalist, Edinburgh. uk

I love seppch. I hate

I love seppch. I hate no-speech.

DrKhinMyintOo

Media has sure influenced a

Media has sure influenced a lot of us – from what clothes to wear and even on what food to eat. The growth of information technology has been astounding that it is being spread worldwide. Although this has become helpful to us there is also some negative side brought by this. Nowadays, because of the television we have at home children are being bombarded to show that are not healthy for them. You know, if NBC are cynical and disloyal enough to shaft an institution like The Tonight Show in favor of that chin with bad jokes (Jay Leno), then they don't deserve to hang on to Conan O'Brien. Remember – he had some very successful tenures with Saturday Night Live, the Simpsons, and the Harvard Lampoon. (You do have to go to Harvard to write for the Harvard Lampoon.) It's not like he's going to need payday loans anytime soon. If he's going to get a figurative cactus from a network he's been so loyal to, why not jump ship and go where his talent would be appreciated?

I feel, the solution lies in

I feel, the solution lies in educating the public (readers, viewers, listeners, surfers) to understand media as social products that carry positive, negative ideas or no ideas at all. That way the public will be forearmed to resist the temptation of "operationalising" hate speech.

While hate speech is bad, we cannot stop it by killing the media. Further, without hate speech, we would not know who hates whom.

Zeleza Manda Journalism Department Thye Polytechnic, University of Malawi

The media has a role in

The media has a role in informing people but when being used for hateful speech then there is a problem. In Kenya, some vernacular stations were accused of hate speech that fueled post election violence after 2007 disputed presidential elections. Hate speech in my opinion should be regulated but it does not have to reach that point if the media regulates itself by ensuring that it is uniting instead of separating people and pit them against each other.

Beatrice Kemunto Kenya

The media should offer two or

The media should offer two or more diverse groups the middle ground to see their diversity as a heritage to be cherished.The media must not be used to build rather than destroy societies and should act as couriers of good news.Puso Kedidimetse

To me I believe the media

To me I believe the media plays a grate role in development so the media should remain focused and never to be dragged into some of this petty issues for the benefit of the masses.

Richard Soroti Uganda

i think this tendency has

i think this tendency has become too much.though the media should be free to broadcast what is on the ground i think they should be regulated. a good example is what is happening in kenya right now.the media is being used by the polliticians to bend the citizens mind when the general ellections is still too far.

the media houses are also coming out very clearly on who they support and who they hate.some of them are unfortunately owned by politicians.

this same trend led to the post ellection violence in 2007 and if it does not stop then we are in for a worse situation.

I think, media should not be

I think, media should not be the carrier of hate speech in any way. That is against journalistic values and norms. As mentioned here, I have found that in those countries where there is ultra nationalistic feelings like in Communist country or the people with that ideology. They cannot accept the opposing views and opinions. Diverse media should be there but it does not mean hate speech. It is better no media than hate speech media as it sparks violence and murder and disintegrates society .

Media should certainly present diversity of views and opinions but it should be within the realm of journalistic ethics. We are not living in the medieval period or nor in the stone age therefore all should accept the norms being within certain rules and regulations.

Hate speech carrier media should be banned as it is better no media than hate... media.

I think is there to bridge

I think is there to bridge the gap between two distinct parties; it's major role is provide relevant and important information to avert hatred among communities or societies. It's absurd for the media to participate in hatred and cheap politics of segregation, ethnicity, divisionism like in Rwanda, Kosovo etc.

We are supposed to build unity among our societies by encouraging and promoting love, tolerance and positive social transformation. This helps in empowering the vulnerable as well as enhancing development among themselves and build universal human appreciation.

Indian state of Gujarath

Indian state of Gujarath witnessed riots in the beginning of 2002. Instead of promoting communal harmony, some of the vernacular dailies added fuel to the emotions of masses. They encouraged rioters by publishing fabricated stories or half-truths. Whenever disturbances take place in a particular region, it is a localized event. However, when they are reported in the newspapers and electronic media their impact transcends the boundaries. Natural corollary to this the role of the print and electronic media becomes very significant. How the events should be presented is a major question during the riot-hit days. It virtually depends upon the perspective of newspapers or TV Channels. It is assumed that in a liberal democratic society their objective should be to preclude the intensity of riots both vertically and horizontally. The reports, photographs, editorials, news analysis, interviews and edit page commentaries as well as audio- visuals should be intended to demoralize communal elements and preventing communal divide from further deepening.

C.O.T Azeez Jeddah

News paper editors should be

News paper editors should be responsible not to use information that would engineer people to riot against each other

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