Erkan's Field Diary

Blog URL:http://erkansaka.net/
Blog Tags:turkey, european union, cyberculture, politics, news
Country:Turkey
Location:Istanbul

“Erkan’s Field Diary” evolved from a dissertation project on Turkish journalism and the European Union (EU). In addition to the original topic, the blog monitors socio-cultural happenings and cybercultural emergences in Turkey. E



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Erdogan and Trump meet in Paris amid Khashoggi crisis  AL JAZEERA ENGLISH (IN DEPTH) Meeting came hours after Turkish president announced that Ankara shared tapes related to Khahsoggi’s murder with the US. ‘ Tell Your Boss’: Recording Is...

After a long train trip, I have arrived in San Jose last night. It is the AAA Annual meetings time. I may be posting about the meetings in the next few days. The train had to wait for two hours because a fire erupted closeby near Simi Valey. The weat...

Bohemian Rhapsody

on Nov 11, 2018

I watched Bohemian Rhapsody yesterday with a few friends. I do not know why I am so lachrymose sometimes. No related posts.

A few weeks ago, I have attended a class trip- a fieldwork experiment in UC Irvine Anthropology – in Signal Hill, where is close to Los Angeles. Half an hour at most. I have never heard of Signal Hill before I arrived in Irvine. I have always i...

Erdogan Champions Khashoggi While Trampling Turkish Journalists and Dissidents The New York Times – Carlotta Gall – Nov 6, 8:12 AM ISTANBUL — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey has kept the case of Jamal Khashoggi alive through a steady...

Some Reflections from My Short Trip to Istanbul kottke.org by Jason Kottke  / At the end of October, I spent barely 48 hours in Istanbul — too quick, but I saw a lot of stuff in a short time. When planning this trip, I had a lot of different tho...

Digital News Report 2018 – Turkey Supplementary Report | Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism University of Oxford This study is based on analysis of data collected as part of the Reuters Institute Digital News Report 2018. The or...