TROLL OF THE MONTH: TV PINK

The Balkan Troll of the Month is an individual, a group of individuals or a media outlet that spreads hate on the internet based on gender, ethnicity, religion, or other diversity categories. The Balkan Troll is selected based on hate speech incidents identified across the Western Balkans region. Our September Troll of the Month is …

MONTENEGRO ETHNIC DIVISIONS MIRRORED IN DIVISIVE MEDIA DISCOURSES

Hearing my two Montenegrin colleagues recently describe what they felt on September 5th – one describing mostly peaceful protest with cooperative police in Cetinje and the other one a terrifying panic over her impression that there is a violent chaos taking place as following the media and social networks from home – to me sounded …

HATE SPEECH IN THE WESTERN BALKANS: August Monthly Highlights

Throughout the month of August, the RDN monitoring team has detected a range of hateful narratives and discourse. During this month there has been a rise in hateful narratives and hate speech towards various ethnic groups including ethnic discrimination and sexism across all six Western Balkan states. Ethnic discrimination in three Western Balkan states The …

BALKAN TROLL OF THE MONTH: Stav.ba

The Balkan Troll of the Month is an individual, a group of individuals or a media outlet that spreads hate on the internet based on gender, ethnicity, religion, or other diversity categories. The Balkan Troll is selected based on hate speech incidents identified across the Western Balkans region. Our August Troll of the Month is …

HATE SPEECH IN THE WESTERN BALKANS: July Monthly Highlights

Throughout the month of July, the RDN monitoring team has detected a range of hateful narratives and discourse. As we enter the tourist holiday season, there has been a rise in hateful narratives directed towards various ethnic groups including high levels of ethnic discrimination and racism across all six Western Balkan states. Tourism and the …

BALKAN TROLL OF THE MONTH: T7 TV Channel

The Balkan Troll of the Month is an individual, a group of individuals or a media outlet that spreads hate on the internet based on gender, ethnicity, religion, or other diversity categories. The Balkan Troll is selected based on hate speech incidents identified across the Western Balkans region. Our July Troll of the Month is …

HATE SPEECH IN THE WESTERN BALKANS: Monthly Monitoring Highlights

Throughout the month of June, the RDN monitoring team has detected a range of hateful narratives and discourse. As June was Pride Month, homophobia continued to be present within traditional and social media alongside a large range of hate speech including sexist narratives and ethnic discrimination across all six Western Balkan countries. Ethnic Discrimination between …

BALKAN TROLL OF THE MONTH: TV Happy

The Balkan Troll of the Month is an individual, a group of individuals or a media outlet that spreads hate on the internet based on gender, ethnicity, religion, or other diversity categories. The Balkan Troll is selected based on hate speech incidents identified across the Western Balkans region. Our June Troll of the Month was …

HOMOPHOBIA IN THE WESTERN BALKANS: Monthly Monitoring Highlight

Throughout May, the RDN monitoring team has detected a range of hateful narratives. Due to June being the month that several events take place globally to recognise the impact of the LGBTQ+ community we will have a country spotlight that focuses on homophobia. During our monitoring activities we have also encountered incidents relating to hate …