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The Internet and Hate Speech in a Post-Truth Society

As the power of speech reverberates with increasing speed over the Internet, ever-expanding social media networks have also served as a platform for alarming rises in digital hate speech. Numa Dhamani, Principal Machine Learning Engineer at KUNGFU.A; Professor Moshe Vardi, a distinguished mathematician at Rice University; and Professor Chelsea Horne, a digital rhetoric and communications researcher at American University join moderator Dr. Emran El-Badawi, program director and associate professor of Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Houston, gather for a panel discussion on the rise of internet hate speech and the effects of post-truth thought on society.

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