From Useful Idiots to Useful Facts: What Is Behind the Fake News Debate?

My first major academic publication is available now. It’s a book chapter written by me and Sarphan Uzunoğlu, titled “From Useful Idiots to Useful Facts: What Is Behind the Fake News Debate?”. It’s part of the book Information Nightmare: Fake News, Manipulation and Post-Truth Politics in the Digital Age, edited by Tirşe Erbaysal Filibeli. Here’s … Read more From Useful Idiots to Useful Facts: What Is Behind the Fake News Debate?

Rethinking How I Use Internet: 6

This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series Rethinking the Internet

It’s been a while since I wrote in this blogchain. And during this time, I relapsed quite a bit. Especially after all the events going around the world. But this is a good time (at least for time) to restart this conversation. The main thing is, for many different reasons, what many people consider as … Read more Rethinking How I Use Internet: 6

My Interview in “Speaking Freely”

Here it is. This is probably one of the most important interviews I did for several reasons. First one is definitely the group of people I’m in. Most of them are people I’ve been following and admiring their work for a long time. That’s why you should definitely read all of them and thank Jillian … Read more My Interview in “Speaking Freely”

28 Şubat’ta ‘Kavanozdaki Yıldız’ Programındaydım

Her Cuma Açık Radyo’da yayınlanan Kavanozdaki Yıldız programının 28 Şubat bölümünde ağırlandım ve oldukça keyifli bir sohbet gerçekleştirdik. NewsLabTurkey‘i, medyanın durumunu ve geleceğini ve geleceğin medyasını konuştuğumuz sohbetimiz 25 dakikalık bir programa sığmadığından canlı yayının ardından birlikte iki bölüm daha kaydettik. Eğer bir son dakika değişikliği olmazsa bu bölümler 20 Mart ve 27 Mart Cuma … Read more 28 Şubat’ta ‘Kavanozdaki Yıldız’ Programındaydım

STATUS – 29.02.2020

Reporting from #1000mphClub. That was quite a 24-hour run. One live radio show plus two extra episodes recorded me as a guest yesterday evening. Today gave two trainings at NLTR Academy from 9:30 to 17:00. Now headed back home. There’s still a NewsLabTurkey newsletter to be finished tonight. Now taking couple notes for my personal … Read more STATUS – 29.02.2020

From the Mail – 31.01.2020

Surprise book from the mail. Recently supported the crowdfunding project by Teyit and this was one of the gifts for the support. Arrival of new books always makes me happy. Teyit is a great fact-checking organization from Turkey and their crowdfunding project was a special series of reporting on anti-vaxxers and other bullshit/conspiracy theories on … Read more From the Mail – 31.01.2020

When A City Changes A Song

After leaving the airport and jumping on the train to actually go London, I was looking for something to listen and remembered Burial albums saved on my phone. After that realization I haven’t listened anything else for the half of the week. Maybe it’s my overstatement but listening Burial on London made me appreciate his … Read more When A City Changes A Song