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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I hesitated to use the title: “Maduro, the Charlatan…” Maduro visits set of Turkish TV series Hurriyet Daily News Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on July 10 visited the set of the TV series “Diriliş Ertuğrul” (“Resurrec...

These nine companies are snapping up almost all the AI startups  Boing Boing by Andrea James In the current acquisition binge around artificial intelligence, tech behemoths with deep pockets lead the way, including Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazo...

Only she? Neo-Nazi Terrorist Jailed for Life in Case That Shamed Germany’s Spies NYT > Turkey by By CHRISTOPHER F. SCHUETZE As Beate Zschäpe’s group killed workers with immigrant backgrounds, investigators failed to realize that right-wing...

Honestly, he was one of those I was hesitant to write about/against. He has a large legal team and despite his comical appearance, he and his followers are a scary band… I always why he was protected until now… Turkish police launch oper...

Trump in #Europe

on Jul 12, 2018

  Trump Nato: New war of words with Merkel  BBC News | Europe | World Edition The US leader suggests German imports of Russian gas are a security concern, as Nato gathers. Tension between Trump and allies as European trip begins BBC...

An archive of (sub)cultural entities in İstanbul. All in Turkish unfortunately: http://istanbulkulturleri.org/ *************** The colourful side of Istanbul is captured in these amazing photographs Lonely Planet Travel News Famous for the incred...

Though Erdoğan Says, ‘Albayrak Took Economy Course’, Dollar Reaches 4.97 TRY Bianet :: English President Erdoğan explained why he has appointed his son-in-law Berat Albayrak as the Minister of Finance and Treasury by saying, “He worked in pr...