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Hate and The Internet


Tue 22 May 2018, 12:00pm–1:30pm

Where: National Library of New Zealand, 70 Molesworth Street, Thorndon, Wellington

Restrictions: All Ages


Listed by: InternetNZ

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.

The panelists for this event are:
- MP Golriz Ghahraman, the first refugee to be elected to New Zealand Parliament.
- Megan Whelan, RNZ's Community Engagement Editor.
- Dave Moskovitz, a member of the Abrahamic, Open Polytechnic, and InternetNZ Councils as well as being a startup investor and director.
- Stacey Morrison, a television and radio presenter and part of Massey University’s Te Pūtahi-a-Toi Department.

The event will be chaired by Distinguished Professor Paul Spoonley is Pro Vice-Chancellor in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Massey University.

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.

This event is also live-streamed. You will find the link here on the day:

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