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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Fury at Maduro’s Salt Bae feast in Turkey BBC News | Europe | World Edition Video of Nicolás Maduro eating in an Istanbul steak restaurant causes anger in crisis-hit Venezuela. No related posts.

10 years of women’s resistance to austerity across Europe – in pictures  open Democracy News Analysis – by Brittney Ferreira Women across Europe have not been passive victims of austerity policies. From Paris, France to Nicosia, Cypr...

The Qatar emir loves him so much. Qatar’s emir ‘gives Boeing 747 private jet to Turkey’ BBC News | Europe | World Edition Turkey’s president says the jet, worth about $500m, was a present from the gas-rich Gulf stat...

European Parliament makes history with Hungary vote AL JAZEERA ENGLISH (IN DEPTH) Allegations of rules being breached trigger Article 7 of EU treaty in unprecedented move. Explained: EU parliament targets Hungary’s ‘breach of valuesR...

Not only they are not paid for six months but work conditions are terrible. As you can guess the government and company and their puppets accused workers to be part of some international conspiracy…   BBC news in Turkish here   Şu an...

I remember the first time I had seen you walking down the corridor in Kuştepe Campus. I was depressed because everyone said you are a very difficult professor to work with and I was appointed as a teaching assistant to your classes. I introduced mys...

Turkey’s media watchdog fines TV series over ‘adultery’ Hurriyet Daily News Turkey’s top media watchdog has fined the TV series “Koca Koca Yalanlar” due to the way the popular series narrates the story of a man who is cheating on his wif...