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How to use social media to combat hate

Posted: Oct. 19, 2015 | Tags: religion

More than 8,000 gathered for the Parliament of the World’s Religions, which ended Monday in Salt Lake City. This is the first parliament since 2009 and the first in the United States since 1993. The international organization is dedicated to promoting interfaith dialogue and action for the betterment of global society. Workshop intern Ashley Campbell, a former employee of the organization, is now studying journalism at the School of Communication and filed this blog post.

SALT LAKE CITY — Can social media be used to combat hate speech — or does it foster it?

That was the question this weekend ...

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