"sCAN - Platforms, Experts, Tools: Specialised Cyber-Activists Network" project will counter hate speech online


In the end of May French non-governmental organisation LICRA hosted the kick-off meeting of the "sCAN - Platforms, Experts, Tools: Specialised Cyber-Activists Network" project. The Slovenian representative among ten project partners is University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences, Centre for Social Informatics.

The sCAN project aims to counter online hate speech using a multidimensional approach consisting in monitoring, analysis, training, dissemination and by advocacy and publications. Partners will establish a broad coalition of Civil Society Organisations that will take part in systematic monitoring exercises for hateful content online. Beside that, the project will develop e-learning courses for cyber activists, moderators and tutors to help create a respectful online environment.

The head of the project at UL is dr. Vasja Vehovar.
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