Identifying hate speech in media
8 - 10 July 2018


Waad Ibrahim



This course will focus on how to monitor hate speech and incitement to racial, ethnic and religious hatred in Iraqi media.


This workshop will be held at the Faculty of Law at the University of Mosul. At least 25 professors are expected to participate. The session will be moderated by Dr. Abdulazizi Al-Khatabi.


By the end of the workshop participants will have a better understanding of media monitoring and its significance. The training will focus on the practical skills required for an effective monitoring of media outlets in Kurdish, English and Arabic.




1. To define and explain the role and function of media and media monitoring
2. Introduction to different formats of reporting
3. Explain selection criteria and ways of summarising items
4. Different formats of monitoring reports: daily highlights; alerts; round-ups; features
and analysis
5. Introduction to advanced web search and social media.