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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This is the beginning of my research on cryptocurrency circles in Turkey. The course will have many guests from the industry. I offer the main reading list and all readings given in the links are education purposes who will disappear gradually. There...

How the Internet Companies That Sold Ads to Russian Trolls Can Fix the Problem  Slate Articles by Lawrence Norden   On Aug. 20, 2016, supporters of the Donald Trump’s presidential campaign attended “Florida Goes Trump” rallies that were...

  ************* Back on track: Trains to return to historic Istanbul station att.net Istanbul (AFP) -. Built in the first decade of the 20th century as Europe’s gateway to the east, IstanbulHaydarpasa railway station stands proudly o...

After such allegations and a year without indictment, Mr. Yücel is released. I have used “order” and “sentence” referring to NYT piece below. Of course, Turkish judiciary is independent and there cannot be an order from above...

Blue Man Group draws crowds on Istanbul streets Hurriyet Daily News The Blue Man Group caught Istanbul’s attention on Feb. 12 as they performed on the city’s streets ahead of their first ever show in Turkey at the Zorlu Performance Ha...

European Union grows at fastest pace for 10 years  BBC News | Europe | World Edition   The EU and the eurozone both expanded at their fastest pace in a decade in 2017, figures confirm. How Germany Became the World’s Safest Soc...