DUMESC Dispatches: Remembering the Night of the Coup

February 13, 2017

"I have been practicing journalism actively for 28 years in Turkey. During that period I‘ve covered almost all of the major events in the region, not only Turkish politics or popular culture, but also international conflicts and wars in the Middle East. Over the last decade I’ve witnessed the ruling AKP marginalize fact-based media so that today 85% of the mainstream media in Turkey answers directly to the party in power. For the past 10 months, I have been working from New York, although I still travel to Istanbul quite frequently." - Cüneyt Özdemir

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