Geography of Hate Attracts International Media Atttention - Humboldt State Now

Geography of Hate Attracts International Media Atttention

Geography professor Monica Stephens' 'Geography of Hate' map has attracted national and international media attention, from news website "Mashable": to German national newspaper "Die Zeit":


Stephens and three of her undergrads took a look at 150,000 tweets that used racist, homophobic or anti-disabled slurs from June 2012 to April 2013. What they found is a high concentration of hate speech—like the n-word and the f-word—in isolated areas.

Here’s a round-up of some of the media coverage:

Gawker — Map of Twitter Racism Shows Twitter is Racist Everywhere

Mashable — ‘Geography of Hate’ Maps Racist, Homophobic, Ableist Tweets

Huffington Post — Twitter Hate Speech Map Pinpoints Racist, Homophobic Hotspots Across U.S.

Atlantic Cities — Where Americans Tweet Messages of Hate

The Guardian — Mapping Hate Speech

Die Zeit — Hate Map Twitter

The Daily Mail — The racist map of America