What data exist on hate crimes? How is that data collected?
How can the media report on hate crimes and hate speech effectively?
WHEN: Wednesday, January 18, 2017
11:00 am PST / 2:00 pm EST
Call-in Number: 1-866-710-0179
Ethnic and community media need to be front-line responders to acts of hate targeting their communities. This briefing aims to help media improve coverage, empower their audiences to report incidents of hate, play a role in mitigating inter-group conflict, and advocate for more effective data collection.
Brian Levin, Criminal Justice Professor at CSU San Bernardino, Director of the Center for the Study of Hate & Extremism
Phyllis Gerstenfeld, Criminal Justice Professor at CSU Stanislaus, author of Hate Crimes: Causes, Controls, and Controversies
A.C. Thompson, investigative journalist for ProPublica