Third Workshop of the NOHATE Project with Practice Partners
News from Oct 21, 2019
On Friday, October 18, 2019, the interdisciplinary project team of the research project "NOHATE – Coping with Crises in Public Communication in the Field of Refugees, Migration, Foreigners" (funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) met with practice partners from politics and media for the third time. Hosted by the Weizenbaum Institute for the Networked Society, the results of the subprojects from the last year were presented and discussed with the guests. The guests also included representatives of ZEIT Online, Heise Medien, Standard and gutefrage.net participated.
Christian Strippel and Sünje Paasch-Colberg presented the methodological approach of the project regarding the annotation of hate speech in user comments as well as first results of the respective analysis. In two separate speeches Arndt Allhorn and Betty van Aken of the Beuth Hochschule - University of Applied Sciences subsequently presented the new approach of Transfer Learnings, its application to the data gathered in the project as well as the possible explainability of machine learning techniques. Katharina Franko and Johannes Kühner of VICO Research reported on the current state of development of a dashboard for automated support in the identification of hate comments. Finally, Marlene Kunst and Pablo Porten-Cheé (Weizenbaum Institute) presented a study on Online Civic Intervention and Counterspeech.
Further information on the research project can be found here: http://nohate.online.