There is increasing discussion about hate speech and the issues associated with the publishing and circulation of hateful content online. But what is hate speech? And what does it mean in a New Zealand context? Is it a significant issue in New Zealand – and for whom? And what are the appropriate responses?
Come along to Hate and the Internet, the first of InternetNZ’s popular Speaker Series for 2018 to find out.
This Speaker Series event is supported by Netsafe, Human Rights Commission, Office of the Children’s Commissioner, Massey University and NZ National Commission for UNESCO.
Save the date for this FREE event.
Registrations are essential. Or you can participate through the live-stream. The live-stream link will be available here on the day and will kick off at approx 12.20pm.
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Dave Moskovitz is a member of the Abrahamic, Open Polytechnic, and InternetNZ Councils as well as being a startup investor and director. He was recently appointed to the Ministerial Advisory Group – Digital Economy and Digital Inclusion.
MP Golriz Ghahraman, is the first refugee to be elected to New Zealand Parliament.
She is the Spokesperson for Human Rights, Immigration, Customs, Disability, Global Affairs, Trade, Defence, Security and Intelligence, Corrections, Police, Overseas Development, Courts and Justice.
Megan Whelan is RNZ's Community Engagement Editor. She has worked in Radio New Zealand News, Sport, and Radio New Zealand International, and was a member of the team that founded The Wireless. She has an extensive library of animated gifs, and spends too much time on the internet.
Distinguished Professor Paul Spoonley is Pro Vice-Chancellor in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Massey University. He has long done research on racist and anti-Semitic politics, including hate speech.
Stacey Morrison is a television and radio presenter and part of Massey University’s Te Pūtahi-a-Toi Department. She has been a television and radio broadcaster for over 20 years, across Māori and mainstream programming.