Hate Monitor Blog

COMBATING BIGOTRY & HATE
It was hailed as “the world’s mightiest spectacle,” “the eighth wonder of the world,” and “history written with lightning.” It was the biggest, longest, loftiest, and most profitable movie in history until Gone With The Wind a generation later. It was D.W.
MEDIA & ETHICS
Let’s assume that Phillips wouldn’t say about Jerry Seinfeld that the director of his latest comedy special is excited to work with him “in spite of his being Jewish” or that Herbie Hancock’s new music is great “once you get past the fact that he’s a Buddhist.”
ANTI-RELIGIOUS PROPAGANDA
The tabloid media regularly employs an old tried-and-true technique upon the public known as the “seed of doubt.” It is probably the most powerful tool of unsettling or controlling the mind of anyone from a single person to large groups. It’s the suggestion of something invisible—often an absurdity so incongruous with reality that our minds fixate upon it in an attempt to prove or disprove it.
COMBATING BIGOTRY & HATE
It can be comforting and comfortable to share the same private snickers and public derisions as one’s friends about everything from a person’s skin color to their religion.
MEDIA & ETHICS
“Accelerate360 executives have done their company and its investors an enormous disservice by not immediately straightening out AMI—an ‘acquisition’ which will drag the entire corporation down with it,” she continued.
COMBATING BIGOTRY & HATE
On February 1, a KNBC TV host interviewed anti-Scientology extremist Leah Remini—an individual whose hate speech has been the documented inspiration for violent hate crimes against Scientologists, their families, children and houses of worship.
COMBATING BIGOTRY & HATE
“That Wendy Williams would amplify Leah Remini’s campaign to harm, harass and victimize a religion’s members is unconscionable. It is thanks to the ignorance and irresponsibility of enablers like Williams that Scientologists have endured violent threats prompted by Remini’s false and inflammatory rhetoric.
COMBATING BIGOTRY & HATE
“If GSN condones the marginalization of minorities, who is to say its audiences will not next be exposed to anti-Semitic and Islamophobic slurs on ‘People Puzzler’?“
ANTI-RELIGIOUS PROPAGANDA
In its latest issue, tabloid magazine Life & Style defamed the Scientology religion once again, employing stereotypes, debunked myths, and anti-Scientology tropes while publishing bigoted and childish descriptors like “weird” in connection with the global religion.
COMBATING BIGOTRY & HATE
People are catching on to the fact that the real publicity stuntperson is that individual on the sidelines, complaining shrilly, discriminating abundantly, broadcasting her own intolerance, leveling her own bigotry and grinding her own axe while the hard work of helping others and keeping hope alive is being done by dedicated parishioners of the Church of Scientology.