Discurso de odio y aceptación social hacia migrantes en EuropaAnálisis de tuits con geolocalización

  1. Carlos Arcila Calderón
  2. Patricia Sánchez Holgado
  3. Cristina Quintana-Moreno 1
  4. Javier Jiménez Amores
  5. David Blanco Herrero
  1. 1 Universidad de Salamanca

    Universidad de Salamanca

    Salamanca, España

    ROR https://ror.org/02f40zc51

Comunicar: Revista Científica de Comunicación y Educación

ISSN: 1134-3478

Year of publication: 2022

Issue Title: Discursos de odio en comunicación: Investigaciones y propuestas

Issue: 71

Pages: 21-35

Type: Article

DOI: 10.3916/C71-2022-02 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openDialnet editor

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Hate speech against vulnerable groups is acknowledged as a serious problem for integration and respect for the social diversity existing within the territory of the European Union. The growth of this type of discourse has been supported by the expansion of social media, which have been proven to act as a mechanism for the propagation of crimes against targets such as migrants and refugees, one of the main affected groups. That is why we have conducted the first European study of the social acceptance of migrants and refugees by studying the presence of hate speech. The research is based on the perspective of the theories of intergroup contact and mediated intergroup contact. The methodology includes largescale longitudinal analysis (2015-2020) of online hate speech on Twitter (N=847,978) and its contrast with existing official indicators. The results suggest that personal intergroup contact is positively corretaled with the support of the local population towards migrants and refugees but mediated intergroup contact is not correlated with hate speech on Twitter. We found evidence that those regions where the support for foreigners was higher, there was a lower level of hate speech on Twitter. This is an advance in the study of hate speech by territories and can help in the formulation of action strategies.

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