Our third interview is with Italian journalist Giuseppe Didonna, Turkey correspondent for the Italian Journalism Agency (AGI).
It has become commonplace, within the foreign media, to declare Turkish journalism hopeless, and to limit their analysis to flashy headlines underlining the number of journalists who were arrested. If the situation of journalists in Turkey is indeed to be denounced, pontificating from afar isn’t useful to fully understand it. What is the opinion of those who work on the ground? We interviewed foreign journalists based in Istanbul working for big newspapers or as freelancers to ask them about their experience in Turkey, and to get their view on Turkish media. The second Interview is with an Istanbul based correspondent for a French newspaper, who doesn’t want his name to be cited, writing about Turkey since 2014.
We interviewed foreign journalists based in Istanbul working for big newspapers or as freelancers to ask them about their experience in Turkey, and to get their view on Turkish media.
While I am waiting I try not to think too much about what has happened to me; I try to feel as if my isolation is by my choice, like a hermit’s
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Hungarian-American billionaire George Soros’ civil society organisation announced on Monday the end of its activities in Turkey, saying ‘groundless claims and speculation’ have made its work impossible.
Top EU officials rebuked Turkey on Thursday over its arrests of journalists and academics and the long pre-trial detention of a Kurdish politician, holding a forthright press conference with Turkey’s foreign minister in Ankara that swiftly turned tense.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that the European Court of Human Rights’ (ECHR) ruling on the jailed former co-chair of Turkey’s pro-Kurdish opposition amounted to support of ‘terrorism’.
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on Tuesday urged Turkey to swiftly process the legal case of the ex-head of the pro-Kurdish opposition, saying his pre-trial detention had gone on longer than could be justified.