Medialog Platform hosts digital media experts from Europe and Asia


Date posted: October 24, 2013

Media representative and academics from some 20 European and Asian countries have come to Istanbul to discuss the status of the digital media in the new era in the conference, “Understanding Communications in the New Media Era.” Participants called for cooperation and dialogue in the process.

During the conference, academics made interesting presentations and exchanged ideas. Tercan Ali Baştürk, the Secretary-General of the Medialog Platform of the Journalists and Writers Foundation (GYV), said: “This conference has evolved into a Eurasian gathering thanks to participation from Europe and Asia. We have brought together many distinguished academics who work on the future of the media.”

Professor Aydemir Okay, the Dean of the Faculty of Communication at Istanbul University, indicated: “This conference was the continuation of the workshop we held last year. The purpose of the conference is to study the change the media go through in the international arena in the digital age and exchange ideas in this regard. We intend to organize similar conferences in future.”

Kazakh TV Deputy General Director Marat Raimkanov, who attended the conference from Kazakhstan, maintained that such conferences would bridge the eastern and western media organizations for cooperation and dialogue. The conference was held in Beyazıt Antik Hotel and attended by participants from some 20 countries including the UK, Kazakhstan, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Portugal, Russia, Greece, Belgium, Hungary, Poland, and Austria.

Source: Journalists and Writers Foundation , October 10, 2013


Related News

Police, gov’t inspectors raid Gülen-inspired private, prep schools in Gaziantep

In another instance of a government-orchestrated operation targeting the faith-based Gülen movement, the police along with inspectors from several ministries and institutions conducted raids at eight institutions owned by the Safa Education Institution, which was established by volunteers of the movement in Gaziantep, early on Monday.

Kurdish problem, PKK, AKP, Hizmet movement

Ihsan YILMAZ  July 4, 2012 The Kurdish problem in Turkey has many domestic and international dimensions. It is, of course, impossible to touch upon all of these in a column. Thus, I will look at only a few of these aspects. It is obvious that the Justice and Development Party (AKP) wants to solve the […]

Who is Behind the Pennsylvania Protests?

Fethullah Gulen had suggested that the protestors should be listened to and not be treated harshly. This was an expression to show that the people’s voice and requests at Gezi should not be rejected.

Fenerbahçe’s Yıldırım calls on fans to attend protest

“We consider the dissemination … of wiretaps of Fethullah Gülen Hocaefendi’s conversations an operation, and we condemn and refuse to accept these kinds of activities,” Yıldırım said. Gülen filed criminal complaints over the illegal wiretaps and against the media outlets and websites that published the distorted voice recordings in an attempt to defame the scholar.

So who’s finished exactly: the Gülen movement or the AKP?

Many writers and thinkers in Turkey, responding to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan crew’s full-scale, state-backed attack on the Gülen movement, noted wisely, “You cannot wipe out that entire sociology.”

NBA player and Erdoğan-critic Enes Kanter’s father arrest in Turkey

Dr. Mehmet Kanter, father of NBA player and Turkish government-critic Enes Kanter has been arrested in Instanbul. This comes days after Turkish officials issued an arrest warrant for the US-based basketball player and seeked assistance from Interpol to extradite him to Turkey.

Latest News

This notable Pocono resident has been living here in exile since 1999

Logistics companies seized over Gülen links sold in fast-track auction

That is Why the Turkish Government could Pay 1 Billion Euros

ECtHR rules Bulgaria violated rights of Turkish journalist who was deported despite seeking asylum

Fethullah Gülen’s Message of Condolences in the Wake of the Western European Floods

Pregnant woman kept in prison for 4 months over Gülen links despite regulations

Normalization of Abduction, Torture, and Death in Erdogan’s Turkey

Turkey’s Maarif Foundation illegally seized German-run school in Ethiopia, says manager

Failed 2016 coup was gov’t plot to purge Gülenists from state bodies, journalist claims

In Case You Missed It

You cannot explain it!

Members of US Congress withstand intense pressure over press freedom letter

Turkish PM Davutoglu baselessly claims Hizmet works with PKK

CHP deputy calls Erdoğan’s order to bring down Hizmet ‘crime’

Ergun Poyraz to pay compensation for slandering Fethullah Gulen in his book

Thousands Are In Turkish Prisons For Downloading This App

Turkey’s picture on freedom of the press bleak on WPFD

Copyright 2021 Hizmet News