Thursday, 16 September 2021

3.00 – 3.30 p.m. Accreditation

3.30 – 4.00 p.m. Organisers’ opening speech

  • Josip Popovac, Director of the Agency for Electronic Media

4.00 – 4.25 p.m. 

  • Bertram Vidgen (The Alan Turing Institute, London, UK): “Understanding Online Hate: VSP Regulation and the Broader Context”

Chairmen: Igor Vobič and Tamara Kunić

4.30 – 4.45 p.m. Levente Nyakas (Institute for Media Studies of the National Media and Infocommunications Authority, Budapest, Hungary): “Disinformation and Media Pluralism: Challenges Generated by the New Media on the Traditional Media Regulatory Approach”

4.45 – 5.00 p.m. Mirjana Nikolić (Faculty of Dramatic Arts, Belgrade, Serbia): „Democratic Legislation and Dystopian Practice in the Field of Electronic Media: Serbia 2002-2021”

5.00– 5.15 p.m. Natalija Trivić (Faculty of Dramatic Arts, Belgrade, Serbia): “Legislation of (New) Media Communication in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Freedom of the Media as a Democratic Principle or Manipulation of the Public”

5.15 – 6.30 p.m. Welcome drink and socialising

Friday, 17 September 2021

Chairmen: Melita Poler and Marko Milosavljević

9.00 – 9.45 a.m. Paolo Mancini (Department of Political Sciences, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy): “De-Institutionalization and the New Digital Ecology”

9.45 – 10.00 a.m. Questions and discussion

10.00 – 10.45 a.m. Nina Springer (Journalism Department at Södertörn University, Stockholm, Sweden): “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Sides of Participation: We Came a Long Way, but Where are We Headed?”

10.45 – 11.00 a.m. Questions and discussion

11.00 – 11.15 a.m. Refreshements

Chairmen: Marina Mučalo and Danijel Labaš

11.15 – 11.30 a.m. Slobodan Hadžić (Presscut, Zagreb, Croatia), Artur Šilić (Novena d.o.o., Zagreb, Croatia), Tanja Grmuša (Zagreb School of Business, Zagreb, Croatia): “Recognition and Prevention of Hate Speech in the Media: Communication Aspects and Methodological Challenges”

11.30 – 11.45 a.m. Miriam Díez Bosch, Alba Sabaté Gauxachs, Valentina Laferrara (Ramon Lull University, Barcelona, Spain): “Impediments, Vandalism and Hate Speech: The Most Frequently Reported Incidents Against Freedom of Religion and Belief in the Spanish Media”

11.45 – 12.00 p.m. Ana Azurmendi (School of Communication University of Navarra, San Sebastian, Spain): “Freedom of Expression in Social Media and Legal Efforts Against Hate Speech”

12.00 – 1.00 p.m. Lunch

Chairmen: Enes Kulenović and Hrvoje Lisičar

1.00 – 1.15 p.m. Hasan Turgut (Ondokuz Mayıs University Faculty of Communication, Samsun, Turkey): “Governing with Hate: Discourse Strategies Used by AKP Elites to Legitimize the Withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention on Twitter”

1.15 – 1.30 p.m. Karlo Kanajet (Faculty of Political Science, Zagreb, Croatia):“Analysis of the Approach to Hate Speech Subject on the Web Portals In Croatia”

1.30 – 1.45 p.m. Lejla Turčilo, Belma Buljubašić (Faculty of Political Science, University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo, BH): “Character Assassination in B&H Way: Hate Speech of Bots in Online Space as Means of Shrinking Space in Bosnia and Herzegovina”

1.45 – 2.00 p.m. Martina Begić (Catholic Faculty of Theology, Zagreb, Croatia), Vladimir Dugalić (Catholic Faculty of Theology, Đakovo), “Hate Speech and Young People”

2.00 – 2.15 p.m. Tamara Kunić (Faculty of Croatian Studies, Zagreb, Croatia): “Hostility Towards Women in Readers’ Comments on Croatian News Sites”

2.15 – 2.30 p.m. Emiliano Kaziaj (Tirana, Albania):“Fuelling Hate: Hate Speech in Online News Websites in Albania”

2.30 – 3.00 p.m. Refreshements

Chairmen: Sonja Špiranec and Marko Milosavljević

3.00 – 3.15 p.m. Ivan Balabanić (Faculty of Croatian Studies, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia), Marija Zelić (Faculty of Croatian Studies, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia), Vanja Gavran (Agency for Electronic Media, Zagreb, Croatia): “Reporting of the Most Visited Croatian Electronic Publications on COVID-19 Disease Caused by Sars-Cov-2 Virus”

3.15 – 3.30 p.m. Tomislav Levak (Academy of Arts and Culture in Osijek, Osijek, Croatia): “Croatian Public Figures as “Anti-Vaxers”: Analysis of Social Networks Posts on the Topic of Vaccination against COVID-19”

3.30 – 3.45 p.m. Nika Đuho (Catholic University of Croatia, Zagreb, Croatia), Marija Žagmešter (Catholic University of Croatia, Zagreb, Croatia), Matea Škomrlj (Catholic University of Croatia, Zagreb, Croatia): “Media Reporting during the First Wave of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Croatia”

3.45 – 4.00 p.m. Dora StražičićRomana John, Mato Brautović (University of Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik, Croatia): “Youth Media Consumption During COVID-19 Pandemic and Disinformation: A Case Study of the University of Dubrovnik’s Students”

4.00 – 4.30 p.m. Refreshements

Chairmen: Ivan Balabanić and Vanja Gavran

4.30 – 4.45 p.m. Cecilia Strand (Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden), Jakob Svensson
 (Malmö University, Malmö, Sweden): “Combating Organised Norm Entrepreneurs’ Dis- And Misinformation Campaigns Targeting LGBTI+ in Europe: A Review of Dis/Mis-Information Narratives and Potential Counter Measures”

4.45 – 5.00 p.m. Lana Miletić (Podravka d.d., Koprivnica, Croatia), Gordan Akrap (IIHS, Zagreb, Croatia): “The Impact of Misinformation and Counterfeiting on Business Processes and Company Reputation”

5.00 – 5.15 p.m. Danijel Labaš (Faculty of Croatian Studies, Zagreb, Croatia), Lina Malek (Faculty of Croatian Studies, Zagreb, Croatia), Katarina Blažina Mukavec (Association for Communication and Media Culture, Zagreb, Croatia): “Disinformation and Fake News in Scientific Papers and Media Campaigns in Croatia”

5.15 – 5.30 p.m. Marta Takahashi (Narativ komunikacije, Zagreb, Croatia), Josip Poljak (Catholic University of Croatia, Zagreb, Croatia): “Fake News – A Term used for Discrediting Information Sources”

5.30 – 5.45 p.m. Siniša Kovačić (Croatian Catholic Network, Zagreb, Croatia), Ilija Musa (Federal News Agency, Mostar, BH), Marin Čuljak (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Mostar, Mostar, BiH), “Sensure and Pseudo-Events in the Function of Spreading Infodemic”

5.45 p.m. Participation Certificate Ceremony