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Dr Oboler discusses the use of Social Media to expose racism with SBS News

Dr Andre Oboler, discussed the use of social media to exposes racism with SBS News. This discussion takes place in response to a racist incident on bus, which was videoed through the use of a smart phone and later released … Continue reading

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YouTube Success reported in Argentina

Dr Oboler’s efforts to clean up YouTube made news in Argentina where the Jewish News Agency shared the story in Spanish. YouTube es “demasiado lento” en tomar acciones contra los videos de odio AJN.- El Consejo Ejecutivo del Judaísmo Australiano … Continue reading

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YouTube ‘Too Slow’ Taking Action Against Hate Videos

By Rachel Hirshfeld in Arutz Sheva The Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) has called on YouTube to remove hateful material relating to Australian Holocaust denier Fredrick Toben that has been uploaded to the site, The Australian Jewish News (AJN) reported. ECAJ executive … Continue reading

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YouTube ‘too slow’ on hate videos

By Peter Kohn in the Australian Jewish News THE Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) has contacted YouTube after the online broadcaster allowed posts of material relating to Australian Holocaust denier Fredrick Toben. ECAJ executive director Peter Wertheim told The … Continue reading

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Assad gets the picture as satire comes to YouTube

Source: By David E. Miller  / The Media Line,  Assad gets the picture as satire comes to YouTube, Jerusalem Post, September 6 2011 Cartoons emerge as new medium for Syrian protests, show Ahmadinejad, Khamenei instructing Syrian president in terrorism. A … Continue reading

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Jerusalem Report Features Dr Oboler’s work combating online hate

Lawrence Rifkin, The (Sometimes) Antisocial Network, Jerusalem Report, May 9 2011 Israel and Jewish organizations are scrambling to exploit the good side of Internet 2.0, but also to minimize its potential for spreading anti-Israel and anti-Semitic sentiments. NOT LONG AGO, … Continue reading

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Andre Oboler’s article about YouTube banning Palestinian Media Watch at Honest Reporting’s Backspin Blog

Andre Oboler, Palestinian Media Watch Still Gamed By YouTube, Backspin Blog (Honest Reporting), 20 December 2010 On Sunday, YouTube acted to close a channel on their service run by Palestinian Media Watch. The explanation YouTube gave related to a video … Continue reading

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Jerusalem Post reports PMW’s channel back online, but Dr Oboler warns YouTube still being played

Ron Friedman, YouTube reinstates Palestinian Media Watch channel, Jerusalem Post, 20 December 2010. The video sharing website originally removed the PMW video channel for violating its community guidelines. Following a report in The Jerusalem Post on Sunday, video-sharing website YouTube … Continue reading

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Andre Oboler’s article “YouTube gets it wrong on online hate” in the Jerusalem Post

Andre Oboler, YouTube gets it wrong on online hate, Jerusalem Post, 19/12/2010 The closing of Palestinian Media Watch channel is one example of how the website’s policies are inconsistent and only selectively enforced. Justice Louis Brandeis of the US Supreme … Continue reading

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Online Holocaust Denial, Carlton University

While in Ottawa I visited Carlton University. They were running a Holocaust Memorial day and I presented on Holocaust denial on the internet. The presentation was left running in a loop as part of the exhibition.

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