Hangout with ST: Christchurch terror attacks and dealing with hate speech

In this week's episode, Hairianto Diman and Alyssa Woo discuss how New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern handled the Christchurch terror attacks, and how society as a whole can help quash hate speech, online and offline.
In this week's episode, multimedia journalists Alyssa Woo and Hairianto Diman will discuss how New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern handled the Christchurch attacks, and how society can help quash hate speech.
In this week's episode, multimedia journalists Alyssa Woo and Hairianto Diman will discuss how New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern handled the Christchurch attacks, and how society can help quash hate speech.PHOTO: AFP

SINGAPORE - Hangout with ST, a video series by The Straits Times, is broadcast live at 8pm every Thursday on the paper's Facebook and YouTube pages.

The series adopts a casual, talk-show format and is helmed by multimedia journalists Alyssa Woo and Hairianto Diman.

In this week's episode, they will discuss how New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern handled the Christchurch terror attacks, and how society as a whole can help quash hate speech, online and offline.

Talking points covered in previous episodes include suicide prevention and what people can do to help affected family members and friends; the Ministry of Education's move to abolish secondary school streaming by 2024; how private-hire car drivers can protect themselves during disagreements with passengers; and the scandal involving K-pop star Seungri, a member of the boyband BigBang.