Review on Countering Extremism and Hate Speech. October 2021 (II/II)

The 40 most-consulted LinkedIn posts on the topics of counter-extremism and countering hate speech by Thorsten Koch, MA, PgDip. Second half of October, in descending order.

Since mid-2017, we have filed many thousands of shares on LinkedIn. Almost all of them are posts of articles and documents on soft counter-extremism. The above is a current selection of our posts:



Women And Preventing And Countering Violent Extremism (CREST Research)
https://lnkd.in/dEDdean6

Five paths to tougher UK action against Islamist extremists (The National, UAE)
https://lnkd.in/dhiQP2qf

Will permanently banning extremist influencers detoxify social media? (Study Finds)
https://lnkd.in/d7uGfeGa

Actually, Facebook isn’t making people angrier. Some people are just jerks. People share disinformation to hurt the other side, this research shows (The Washington Post)
https://lnkd.in/dUrJuedF

The European Observatory of Online Hate defined (via YouTube)
https://lnkd.in/dRt85txJ

Incels, chads, misogyny and problematic terrorism overlaps: A young person’s perspective (connectfutures)
https://lnkd.in/ejmeC2He

UK terror-prevention program questioned after lawmaker slain (The Washington Post)
https://lnkd.in/eddiWFcJ

Perspectives on Terrorism, Volume XV, October 2021
https://lnkd.in/dAaQadxw

Love is wise, hate is foolish. Balancing free speech with curbing extremism (JD Supra)
https://lnkd.in/ddsfGDX4

Pandemic has spurred engagement in online extremism, say experts (The Guardian)
https://lnkd.in/ekDc826d

A Call for Orientation and Cultural Competency in Online Extremist Milieus within Prevention Efforts (GNET)
https://lnkd.in/dsNPunsD

The difficult path of re-integration (OSCE)
https://lnkd.in/dSi5WMYm

Prevent duty self-assessment tool: further education (GOV.UK)
https://lnkd.in/dJ9bx6fn

Rescuing the public from political intolerance requires more than addressing extremism (University at Buffalo)
https://lnkd.in/e_fSSewg

RAN Cross-cutting thematic event Lone actors – Jointly taking stock of recent developments and combining knowledge (EU RAN)
https://lnkd.in/di5aYByS

Facebook claims it uses AI to identify and remove posts containing hate speech and violence, but the technology doesn’t really work, report says (Business Insider)
https://lnkd.in/dWPRxwAC

Functions of Conspiracy Theories and Extremism in “Educated” – How do the conspiracies we inherit shape our world? (Psychology Today)
https://lnkd.in/dWBWawyn

Inequality and Radicalisation – Systematic Review of Quantitative Studies (Terrorism and Political Violence)
https://lnkd.in/d7cdkq2Z

Council of Europe recommends measures to protect children against radicalisation (Council of Europe)
https://lnkd.in/eUePKQfY

Misogyny, hate speech and toxic masculinity (GOV.WALES)
https://lnkd.in/dj-qG8kR

Prevent scheme: Why the government’s programme is so difficult (BBC)
https://lnkd.in/eVYVen38

Facebook rolls out campaign to fight misinformation ahead of Australian election (The Guardian)
https://lnkd.in/dJgkfPHV

Les livres, le front oublié de la désinformation (Ouest France)
https://lnkd.in/eysF3jDc

Rescuing the public from political intolerance requires more than addressing extremism (Phys.org)
https://lnkd.in/dM7z9ryX

Preventing and countering violent radicalization. A guide for first-line practitioners (Universidad de Córdoba e.a.)
https://lnkd.in/dYt49Qmn

Classifying acts of violence. Understanding how acts of violence are classified by subject matter experts (RAND)
https://lnkd.in/dT8mWC3W

Recording… A Woman’s Place: Reflections on Women in Counter-Terrorism since 9/11 (ICCT)
https://buff.ly/2WJ8eUf

Examining algorithmic amplification of political content on Twitter (Twitter Blog)
https://lnkd.in/dNBUbFHc

Learning through the Grapevine: The Impact of Noise and the Breadth and Depth of Social Networks (SSRN)
https://lnkd.in/dfTDhP2W

The Extremism Equation: Busting Myths About Terrorism (Borgen Magazine)
https://lnkd.in/dmKnSFBt

Facebook grilled by UK lawmakers making online safety rules (Tech Xplore)
https://lnkd.in/e8dYvY4E

Video… Experts testify about domestic extremism on social media in Senate hearing (PBS Newshour)
https://lnkd.in/eVAZbFkS

“The pandemic brought challenges AND opportunities to combat extremism” (UN Women & CTED)
https://lnkd.in/dseHQ9iC

Permanent Twitter ban of extremist influencers can detoxify social media (EurekAlert)
https://lnkd.in/d-iiXdmr

Thinking About the Crime-Terror Nexus in the COVID-19 era (GNET)
https://lnkd.in/g5fPSG45

A contrarian take on the disinformation panic (VOX)
https://lnkd.in/djuP2s7y

Module 3 Educational Responses to Extremism (Edurad)
https://lnkd.in/dYtg5g63

How Latin American Governments Are Fighting Fake News (Americas Quarterly)
https://lnkd.in/e8uY84tN

Disinformation Is Not Simply a Content Moderation Issue (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace)
https://lnkd.in/ehcc9ve9

Video… Speaker Sir Richard Billing Dearlove at the 20th Anniversary Event of 9/11 (SINCE911)
https://lnkd.in/gJQKeC2k


More on P/CVE, countering hate speech and disinformation:
https://counter-terrorism.org

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