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Digital crime and punishment: Turkish online journalism under siege
(International Institute of Informatics and Systemics IIIS, 2012)
Turkish mass media since its beginnings in late 19th century has aimed to gain its role as the fourth estate in Turkish political scene. The freedom of press has been at the paramount of discussions since the foundation ...
Gezi Movement and the Networked Public Sphere: A Comparative Analysis in Global Context
(Sage Publications Ltd, 2016)
The article draws on Gezi protests that took place in Turkey during the summer of 2013 inquiring the extent to which they were part of a global cycle of contention that has shocked the world the last 5 years. In this regard ...
Invented Myths in Contemporary Turkish Political Advertising
This article focuses on the November 2015 elections in Turkey and analyzes the discourses embedded in the political campaign videos produced and circulated by the Justice and Development Party (ruling party since 2002) ...
Social business in online financing: Crowdfunding narratives of independent documentary producers in Turkey
(Sage Publications Ltd, 2015)
Crowdfunding is a relatively novel concept in Turkish public discourse. Yet activist media producers in Turkey actively use online opportunities to solicit production post-production and distribution financing. This article ...
(Il)Legitimisation of the role of the nation state: Understanding of and reactions to Internet censorship in Turkey
(Sage Publications Ltd, 2014)
This study aims to explore Turkish citizen-consumers' understanding of and reactions to censorship of websites in Turkey by using in-depth interviews and online ethnography. In an environment where sites such as YouTube ...
Guiding metaphors of nationalism: the Cyprus issue and the construction of Turkish national identity in online discussions
(Sage Publications Inc, 2008)
This article is a study of three major metaphors organizing nationalistic discourse about Cyprus in two online forums for Turkish university students. The analysis suggests that discussants symbolically warranted their ...