ECHO III – OPEN CALL FOR ARTISTS (3)June 16, 2021
Find your inside – outside Dihovo, Bitola, N. Macedonia, 12. – 20. June 2021July 5, 2021
Sfera International organized a fishbowl discussion on the topic HATE SPEECH and FAKE NEWS on the 28th of May in the city park of Bitola.
This local event was part of the project “PRO DIALOGUE” – Fight against hate speech and fake news through citizens’ intercultural dialogue, and the aim of this discussion was to hear the opinion, personal experience and ideas of young people about fake news and hate speech in our country.
Part of this event were: the moderator Diogen Hadzi Kosta Milevski, 10 active participants and observers .
The moderator of this discussion, Diogen Hadzi Kosta Milevski, introduced the participants with the term and notion of HATE SPEECH and FAKE NEWS. Afterwards the participants shared their point of view and experience with hate speech and fake news in our society, and discussed how to recognize it, how to protect from and most important how to reduce the spread of hate speech and fake news. Beside the participants, the observers could also join the debate and express their opinion .
- Project presentation by the coordinator Katerina Popovska
- Introduction to the topic by professor Diogen Hadzi Kosta Milevski
- Discussion between participants
- Including the observers
- Еnd of Debate and Conclusion by the moderator Diogen Hadzi Kosta Milevski
This event was part of the local activities that Sfera is organizing as part of the project „PRO Dialogue”, which is a Strategic Partnership funded by the Erasmus plus programme.