Al Jazeera Journalism Review
a Palestinian news producer at Reuters news agency, formerly with Al Jazeera, lecturer in filmmaking at Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar.
What is the definition of hate speech and what is its impact on society, particularly in the Arab world? Social media has a huge role in spreading hate speech and the conflicting relationship between hate speech and freedom of expression. The article explores the legal aspects of hate speech and provides guidelines for journalists to avoid promoting hate speech in their reporting.