(RNS) — Their conclusions correspond with what Muslim civil rights and advocacy groups are hearing, too.
Combating Online Hate Speech
(RNS) — It found pro-ISIS sympathy is most prevalent in communities with high levels of anti-Muslim sentiment.
(RNS) — Facebook knows it needs to do more to combat hate speech against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.
(RNS) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's testimony before Congress put a spotlight on a major shift within the American tech sector: a rapid, albeit uneven, embrace of ethics.
NEW YORK (RNS) — If Jonathan Greenblatt took the job as head of the ADL thinking he would bring the organization into the 21st century, history had a bigger plan. The rise of white nationalism has given him a challenge his predecessor never had.
(RNS) — The new domain strictly limits a wide range of faiths and essentially excludes any group with a scholarly or secular orientation.
(RNS) — Many of the supposed 'Jews' and their supporters called out Paul Nehlen's anti-Semitism with ridicule.
RALEIGH, N.C. (RNS) — A new referral initiative is part of a growing menu of social services nationwide aimed at addressing the needs of American Muslims.
PARIS (RNS) — Under a new law that takes effect Jan. 1, Germany will impose fines of up to 50 million euros for any major online service that fails to take down illegal content — religious or otherwise — within days of a complaint.
(RNS) — The Mohammadia League of Islamic Scholars, a government research institute leading Morocco’s extensive campaign against violent Muslim extremism, is producing videos and reaching out on Facebook and YouTube to those in their teens and 20s.
SAN FRANCISCO (RNS) — The new Center for Technology and Society wants to place tech companies on the front lines in combating online hate speech. But can Silicon Valley police itself?
(RNS) — 'I'm obsessed with Star Wars,' says a turbaned man who appears in one of the videos that are part of the 'We Are Sikhs' media campaign.
BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe (RNS) What started as a social media campaign of flag selfies and hashtags has evolved into a full-fledged citizen movement with "Captain Zimbabwe" as its leader.
(RNS) For journalists at religious media outlets, their faith is both what can make them a target of hate online and what influences their responses.
(RNS) A young American who countered incendiary speech in Kenya authors a how-to book.