#TurnthePageonHateSpeech Campaign Launch
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 from 5:30 PM to 10:00 PM (PDT)
Nairobi City, Kenya
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
The official launch of #TurnthePageonHateSpeech will begin the conversation leading up to the 7th African Media Leaders Forum in Johannesburg on Nov 12-14. The theme ‘Turning the Page on Hate Speech in a Changing Media Environment’’, will serve as a call to media leaders and operators in Africa to lend their full support on efforts to turn the tide against the rise of hate speech on the continent.
Join AMI’s Chief Executive Officer, Eric Chinje; Nation Media Group CEO, Linus Gitahi; Award-winning photographer and activist Boniface Mwangi and Website owner and activist, Fatuma Abdulahi, for an engaging debate on the limits of press freedom
After the launch, the official online Campaign platform and the petition will be open to the public. Stay Tuned!
When & Where
African Media Initiative
The African Media Initiative is the continent’s largest umbrella association of African media owners, senior executives and other industry stakeholders. AMI’s mandate is to serve as a catalyst for strengthening African media by building the tools, knowledge resources and technical capacity for African media to play an effective public interest role in their societies. This mandate includes assisting with the development of professional standards, financial sustainability, technological adaptability and civic engagement.