Methods for monitoring and mapping online hate speech (GSDRC Helpdesk Research Report 1121)

Abstract

Query

What models and methodologies exist to support online monitoring and mapping of hate speech and narratives of violence? How has monitoring hate speech been used to support programmatic activities?

Overview

Approaches to mapping hate speech online can be classified into three principal groups based on their purpose: Real time monitoring and mapping; Retrospective monitoring and mapping; and Discourse and content analysis.

Citation

Lucas, B. Methods for monitoring and mapping online hate speech (GSDRC Helpdesk Research Report 1121). Governance and Social Development Resource Centre, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK (2014) 12 pp.

Methods for monitoring and mapping online hate speech (GSDRC Helpdesk Research Report 1121)

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