VOICES THAT POISON
News Updates curated by the Dangerous Speech Project
Rachel Brown headed to Kenya ahead of sensitive elections and an atmosphere of potential hate and violence. After a positive outcome there, she worked on a guidebook for the US Holocaust Memorial Museum called ‘Defusing Hate.’
Ankhi Das, Facebook's public policy director for India and South and Central Asia, writes about the importance of counterspeech in the face of hateful speech and dangerous rumors.
Cathy Russell, US Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues, discusses online gender-based violence and the responsibility of tech companies, institutions, and media to effectively respond.
AirTalk's Larry Mantle interviews director of the Dangerous Speech Project Susan Benesch about Twitter's suspension policy following the ban of several leading figures of the alt-right.
Susan Benesch is interviewed on the Diane Rehm Show to discuss Dangerous Speech in the context of the 2016 U.S. election.
This Washington Post article profiles Susan Benesch, director of the Dangerous Speech Project, and explains our work.
Author Larissa Schwedes discusses online hate speech and counterspeech, quoting Susan Benesch.