May media monitoring highlight for France. In a tweet, Bourbon is denying the overwhelming body of evidence about the genocide of six million Jews during World War 2.
This video playlist shows the results of media monitoring undertaken in May 2018 in France, Germany, UK, Belgium, Greece and Hungary as part of the Get The Trolls Out project.
The Greek newspaper Eleftheri Ora has been served a formal complaint by the Greek partner of Get The Trolls Out, Symbiosis. The complaint relates to an article printed in Eleftheri Ora on May 22, 2018 in which it states that the Greek government is considering granting voting rights to immigrants living permanently in Greece.
May media monitoring highlight for the Greece. A newspaper claims that four people have died as a result of tensions at the Moria refugee camp in the Greek island of Lesbos.
From a French magazine editor denying the Holocaust to false news about refugees in Greece, these May highlights are an overview of the most significant results of our monitoring of traditional and new media in Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, and the United Kingdom.
The French conservative magazine Valeurs Actuelles published a series of articles focused on George Soros, where he is described as “the billionaire conspiring against France”. In the 16-page long piece, published on 10 May 2018, three journalists link George Soros to the financing of a number of illegal activities, including “supporting terrorism” and “world disorder”.
The Troll of the Month is an episode we choose every month to expose racist and anti-religious haters and to show the positive outcomes in the fight against intolerance in Europe.
The prominence given to immigration in domestic Hungarian politics since 2015 has surprised migration experts. It took a particularly distinct form in the period leading up to the general election in April 2018, when migration was placed centre-stage, albeit presented in a distorted, negative way, in the government-controlled media such as the Hungarian news website Origo (origo.hu). We never thought that we would witness such a clear example of moral panic.
GTTO partners in Belgium, the European Union of Jewish Students, drew attention to an incident at the Beerschot-Antwerp football match on 15 April 2018 when Beerschot Wilrijk supporters sang antisemitic chants and displayed antisemitic banners.
“Sure, I shouldn’t be a bystander” you think to yourself when we ask you to respond to hate speech.
“But how do I do that?”
With the help of Facebook’s Create v Hate initiative and the agency Poke London, we’ve produced a campaign teaching people how to win in the Game of Trolls.
It is easy to get carried away in our attempts to stop someone from spreading hate.
Don't stoop down to their level. You can be witty, interesting, and protective without being abusive.
Be a model for smart, respectful dialogue!
Engage in the conversations that are happening now and make sure you're not resurrecting an old thread full of hate.
Sometimes re-opening old conversations will bring more trouble than good!
Message, tag and share with public figures sympathetic to our cause!
Get friends or colleagues involved in a conversation that requires more voices.
Use the hashtag #TrollWithLove to get others to help you out!