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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World’s 10th Most Dangerous City for Women: İstanbul  Bianet :: English According to Thomson Reuters Foundation’s survey, İstanbul is the 10th most dangerous city for women among 19 megacities. Istanbul Taxi Cameras Prompt Surveillance Conce...

7-Day Detention for Osman Kavala  Bianet :: English Businessperson Kavala known with his NGO works, Kavala has been detained on his return from a meeting of a project planned to be realized in cooperation with Goethe Institute in Antep. Activist, ...

Malta blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia dies in car bomb attack  BBC News | Europe | World Edition Government critic Daphne Caruana Galizia dies in an attack the PM calls “barbaric”. Why does Catalonia want independence?  BBC N...

Comical Unintended Consequences of Turkish President Erdogan’s State Visit to Serbia Global Voices Online by Marko Angelov Screenshot of satirical “news” entitled ““In honour of Erdoğan’s visit, 17 journalists were arrested tod...

Learning to Trust Machines That Learn SAPIENS by Matthew Gwynfryn Thomas and Djuke Veldhuis Imagine lying on a hospital bed. Doctors with grave expressions hover. One leans down to tell you that you are terribly sick and says they recommend a risky...

Meet the EU’s adorably awkward real-life superhero: Captain Europe The Next Web by Már Másson Maack I know that this doesn’t strictly have anything to do with tech — except for the social media presence — but trust me, you’ll want to kn...

Celebrities – Stiller, Ruffalo, Gabriel, Kidjo, Goldberg, Galifianakis etc – call on #Turkey to release #Istanbul10 https://t.co/tk6z431FJf pic.twitter.com/dMXvjyy8pw — Stefan Simanowitz (@StefSimanowitz) October 12, 2017 Opinion &#...