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International forum on ‘Role of Media in Inciting Hatred and Violence’ commences in Jeddah

Abu Dhabi [UAE], November 27 (ANI/WAM): The Muslim World League (MWL) gathered the Union of OIC News Agencies, comprising 57 countries, and the most significant international news agencies from Asia, Europe, and the Americas in an international forum, entitled “The Role of Media in Inciting Hatred and Violence,” which kicked off today in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

The event’s inaugural session included a screening of a short film about the role of the media in shaping public opinion and the awareness of societies, both negatively and positively.

The first session discussed the role of religious institutions and leaders in combating hate speech and violence on media platforms, while the second session discussed bias and misinformation in international media.

The third addressed the ethical responsibility of international media, while the fourth session discussed the topic of religious and international media alliances to counter hate speech and extremism.

On the forum’s sidelines, a memorandum of cooperation was signed by the Muslim World League and the Union of OIC News Agencies. (ANI/WAM)

This report is auto-generated from ANI news service. ThePrint holds no responsibility for its content.

Source: The Print

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