Protests in Turkey
With at least 97 killed and hundreds injured after twin bombs struck a peaceful demonstration in Ankara on October 10th, Turkish activism and the role played by the media in framing debates is once again in focus. These and other issues will be discussed when the Turkish scholar and activist Gürkan Ozturan gives a talk at the Screening Protest Seminar. ‘Aesthetics of Propaganda: uses of media for popular protests’ takes the Gezi Park protests as its point of departure, and explores the change of discourse since the occupy movement in opposition politics. Ozturan will also give a brief analysis of media pluralism and media freedom in Turkey. Read more here. Welcome!
Screening Protest — "Protests in Turkey," in The Screening Protest Project, October 12, 2015