News on the subject of media responsibility

Those of our regular readers who get their BBC Watch updates via Facebook may be interested to learn that the social media platform’s terms of service – according to which hate speech is prohibited – do not define Holocaust denial as hate speech. 

A petition organised by the Online Hate Prevention Institute now seeks to change that. See more details here.  

Our friends over at Honest Reporting also recently initiated a petition with the intent of encouraging members of the media to adopt the U.S. State Department and European Union Working Definitions of Anti-Semitism. More on that here.

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