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Nineteen Applicants Selected for Participation to Workshop on Reporting Diversity

 4-07-2014, 16:46
Nineteen Applicants Selected for Participation to Workshop on Reporting DiversityThe media training will be held from 7th to 11th of July 2014 at Bishkek. During the training, participants will increase their theoretical and practical knowledge of creation of content focused on ethnic issue and sharpen the skills of applying multimedia technologies.



Diversity Development Discussed by Officials, Reporters and Minorities, Scientists and Experts

 20-06-2014, 10:20
Diversity Development Discussed by Officials, Reporters and Minorities, Scientists and Experts The participants agreed the idea of diversity and multilinguism should be supported and widely promoted to make representatives of all ethnic groups living in Kyrgyzstan feel themselves comfortable and equal. However, media attempts are not sufficient. A package of measures is required at the level of state policy.



On June 17, the conference on “Civil Identity: Unity in Diversity. The Role of Media, Government and Society” will be held in Bishkek

 16-06-2014, 19:05
On June 17, the conference on “Civil Identity: Unity in Diversity. The Role of Media, Government and Society” will be held in BishkekThe event has been organized by the School of Peacemaking and Media Technology of the "Network of Social Mediators” Public Foundation funded by the Freedom of Information Program of Soros Foundation – Kyrgyzstan as part of the Encouraging Diversity through Media project.



Applications are invited for the Training on Reporting Diversity in Kyrgyzstan

 7-05-2014, 12:54
Applications are invited for the Training on Reporting Diversity in KyrgyzstanLocal journalists from TV, radio and on-line media outlets can apply to attend 5-day workshop offered by the Media and Diversity Project implemented with the support of the Freedom of Information Program of Soros Foundation – Kyrgyzstan.



The research of the School of Peacemaking and Media Technology was presented at the 5th annual forum “Internet in Central Asia-2014”.

 5-05-2014, 00:00

  According to the recent media monitoring report "Cyberhate as a trend of modern media wars”, were demonstrated at the Almaty Forum (Kazakhstan) on April 29-30.          

According to the School’s analytical group assessment, the number of hostile attacks has increased on the network almost by one fourth. The research of Kyrgyzstan online media has shown that 56% of articles and posts monitored contain hostile comments and provocative calls.

"Until now, media monitoring for hate speech on the web have been perceived in terms of ethnic stereotypes, xenophobia and racism,” Inga Sikorskaya, Director of School of Peacemaking and Media Technologies, said during the presentation. "Now cyber attacks are the major part of hate speech content against various groups expressed in diverse forms.”





Online content analysis: “Cyberhate as a trend of modern media wars”.

 5-05-2014, 00:00

              The analytical report shows that the number of hostile attacks in the network has increased by one fourth. Monitoring of Kyrgyz online content has shown that 56% of all articles and posts in social networks contain hostile comments and provocative calls.

___Kibervrazhda-trend-sovremennyh-media-voyn.pdf The research data have been demonstrated at the presentation delivered at the 5th annual forum "Development of Web Sphere in Central Asia InternetCA-2014”.

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The launch of the new project, Encouraging Diversity Through Media

 17-04-2014, 17:18
The School of Peacemaking and Media Technology of the Network of Social Mediators Public Foundation announces the launch of the new project, Encouraging Diversity Through Media funded by the Freedom of Information Program of Soros Foundation - Kyrgyzstan.



The launch of the new project, Encouraging Diversity Through Media

 15-04-2014, 18:54
The School of Peacemaking and Media Technology of the Network of Social Mediators Public Foundation announces the launch of the new project, Encouraging Diversity Through Media funded by the Freedom of Information Program of Soros Foundation - Kyrgyzstan.



Hate Speech in the Media and Internet in Kyrgyzstan-2013.Annual Report.

 26-03-2014, 18:04
              Hate Speech in the Media and Internet in Kyrgyzstan-2013.Annual Report.Study on media in such Kyrgyzstan regions as Chui, Osh, Jalal-Abad, Batken and Bishkek was aimed at better understanding if and how local print, online and social media is portraying ethnic groups and whether the media outlets are contributing to xenophobic stereotypes and discriminatory discourse.
The report presents the results of content analysis of surveyed the print and online media  for hate speech.
The report has been prepared by team of School of Peacemaking and Media Technology in Central Asia, a Kyrgyzstan media development organization focusing on advocacy, research and training on media issues.

 






Hate Speech in the Media and Internet in Kyrgyzstan-2013.Annual Report.

 17-02-2014, 21:24

 

Hate Speech in the Media and Internet in Kyrgyzstan-2013.Annual Report.School of Peacemaking Journalism and Media Technology presented an annual report "Hate Speech in the Media and Internet in Kyrgyzstan-2013” Full version of the report in Russian and English is posted on the website:YaZYK-VRAZhDY-V-SMI-I-INTERNETE_KR-2014.pdf  

The study was undertaken by a media monitoring group in March to April and October to November 2013.

The report was based on the analysis of hate content carried in the surveyed newspapers published in Osh, Jalal-Abad and Batken regions and some print media distributed in Bishkek and Chui region, online media and posts in social networks.All surveyed media were examined for ethnic stereotypes and xenophobia.

Current content analysis showed the relevance and timeliness of the survey, and found a range of factors pointing at impending conflict in the Kyrgyz society. 

 A new Hate Speech report finds a range of factors pointing at impending conflict in the Kyrgyz society. The report gives trends, comparative analysis and dynamics, subjects and victims of hate speech, examples of most widespread clichés and stereotypes.

In spite of that in 2013, radical type of hate speech was used less frequently in articles, the level of hate towards ethnic groups in the media remains quite high with some change in the types of ad hominem attacks and use of covert hate.







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