In particular, the project aims to:
- support high quality journalism in Greece and Cyprus through the enhancement of the media literacy skills of students of journalism, junior journalists and citizen journalists (bloggers and social media influencers);
- consolidate and add to the existing pool of data on hate speech online in Greece and Cyprus;
- improve media literacy and kills to identify and counter hate speech online, and to create anti-hate speech messages;
- create tools designed to target the particularities of online hate speech in the participating countries.
Furthermore, the project aims to raise awareness of the general public on the challenges of online hate speech. This shall contribute to decreasing hate speech elements in online journalism and in promoting accurate, truthful reporting framed by anti-hate speech.