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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Not that they are really scared, I believe, as with the US retreat, Turkey gets what she wants in northern Syria. Under normal conditions, there would be angry talk-backs, trolls would be alert etc but it seems they just let Trump’s tantrum pa...

2018 Democracy Index: Turkey Ranks 110th Bianet :: English Turkey has ranked 110th among 167 countries in 2018 Democracy Index released by the Economist. The magazine has emphasized, “Turkey’s score declined for the sixth year in a row as Presid...

Erdogan Says Turkey Cannot ‘Swallow the Message’ From Bolton NYT > Turkey by By REUTERS  / President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey denounced comments from the U.S. national security adviser John Bolton that Turkey must agree to protect Ku...

Protests against President Aleksandar Vučić spread from Belgrade to cities across Serbia Global Voices Online Protesters in the streets of Belgrade, Serbia, on December 29, 2018. Unknown author, widely shared on social networks. Mass protests again...

  Wandering In Istanbul BLOUIN ARTINFO A veteran of the Istanbul arts scene, Guleryuz has spent decades running alternative galleries and even comes with a family pedigree as the son of the 3D City Modelling of Istanbul GIM International (pr...

Someone’s finally going to jail over the Panama Papers: a Turkish journalist who reported true facts from them Boing Boing by Cory Doctorow A Turkish court has sentenced journalist Pelin Ünker to 13 months’ imprisonment for her partici...

Dear readers, let me tell you about a few incidents I have followed from my troll list at Twitter. This is about Aktrolls but I have some other lists that include accounts from other ideological leanings with troll characteristics   But this is lim...