Turkish government refers to the ‘The Following’ TV series to understand “FETÖ”

In Uncategorized on December 9, 2016 at 12:51

Devlet Bahçeli gazing at photos of HDP deputies in jail...
Devlet Bahçeli gazing at photos of HDP deputies in jail…

The Following‘ TV series suggested to understand FETÖ, Turkey …

Daily SabahDec 6, 2016
The Following,’ an American television drama series, might be a good example to understand the structure of the FETÖ” the booklet said…
A man in the northwestern province of Bursa has promised to give free tombstones away to all people who convert their U.S. dollars into Turkish Liras following a call by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Turkish citizens to convert their foreign currency to lira.
Turkey Blocks – Editorial – Dec 2, 2:54 PM

Internet users in Turkey report that the Wikipedia online encyclopaedia is partly unreachable, or slowed to the point of being unusable, since 1 December 2016. Affected subdomains include the primary English edition and Turkish Vikipedi, as well as

Some 6,087 workers have been killed on the job in the last five years in Turkey, according to Confederation of Merchants and Craftsmen (TESK) chair Bendevi Palandöken
Journalists, teachers, lawyers and intellectuals have been jailed and thrown out of work, but book authors have been largely untouched.

Turkey’s prison population continues to rise

Turkey’s prison population rose by nearly 12 percent in 2015, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) said on Dec. 2
CRNI has called for the release of caricaturist Musa Kart, who is Cumhuriyet Foundation Board Member and has been under arrest over 32 days
The chief adviser for Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu was detained early on Dec. 6 as part of the ongoing investigation into the Gülen movement, which is accused of orchestrating the failed coup attempt of July 15.

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New photo from Facebook December 09, 2016 at 12:41PM

In Uncategorized on December 9, 2016 at 12:45
2016 özeti by @mortifera via Facebook Pages

Journalism agenda: “IPI launches database on online abuse against journalists…

In Uncategorized on December 9, 2016 at 11:51 – Silvia Morales – Dec 6

Spanish journalist Mayte Carrasco spent years covering deadly conflicts across the globe, from Afghanistan to Libya. But it was from the safety of her own home that she faced some of the most vivid threats to her life. Not long after Carrasco

Where Trump gets his ‘news’

Fascinating and revealing. Great piece of research by Buzzfeed.

4 a.m. is the most productive hour of the day, suggests a Wall Street Journal story from this past August. It’s a light piece brimming with provocation (“4 AM???? Areya kidding me? I didn’t even know there was a 4 AM” writes one commenter), and one that travels well on social media.

Bear in mind that the social platform where eyewitness media gets posted doesn’t own the copyright

More than half of business executives primarily access news on mobile devices and 60 percent purposefully use social media to find news, according to a Quartz survey of 1,357 business executives in 97 countries that was released Thursday.

Fifty-nine percent of executives surveyed said they mainly consume news on mobile devices, an increase from 41 percent in 2014.

The Associated Press’ automated coverage of company’s earnings releases has increased firms’ trading volume and liquidity, according to a new study that compared stock performance of companies that the AP only started covering after it began using algorithms to write earning report stories in 2014. (The AP collaborated with the study’s researchers.)

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