Online Tools for my Students. Part I- the 3rd Edition.

Well,  it was time again to update a list of online tools I rely on. The second part will not be edited again as it was a collection of tools links I have found during my never ending web surfs and did not actually try most of them….and I hopefully I will post the 3rd … Read more

Journalism roundup: For the First Time, More People Get News Online Than From Newspapers/The Pew Project for Excellence in Journalism’s the State of the News Media 2011 and more…

  Are blogs changing journalism? A response from Felix Salmon of Reuters. from Editors Weblog – all postings by Ashley Stepanek It’s a fascinating question with the anticipated answer of “yes, of course blogs are changing journalism”–a kind of knee-jerk response that celebrates social media and the way in which the modern newscape has become … Read more

Aslı hoca santralistanbul?da ?Blogdan Al Haberi? kitabını imzalıyor

Doç. Dr. Aslı Tunç TimeOut İstanbul tarafından ayın kitabı seçilen ve çıktığı günden beri büyük ilgi gören Blogdan Al Haberi adlı kitabını Bilgi Üniversitesi’ndeki çalışma arkadaşları ve öğrencileri için imzalayacak. 18 Mart Cuma, 11.00-12.00 Santral Kampüs, E-4, 209   Blogdan Al Haberi Yazılı basın her anlamda küçülmeyi sürdürür ve Wikileaks olgusu gazeteciliği yeniden tanımlarken gazeteci-yazar Zeynep Atikkan … Read more

A list of blogspot based blogs form Turkey #blogumadokunma Introducing Turkish Cybersphere (17)

Before the list, here is a Scribd like Turkish document sharing site: Belgeler And a website on names. Analyzing names in Turkish: İsmi didikle. Please let me know of websites from Turkey to mention here. You are always welcome…   A short list of Blogspot based blogs from Turkey: here is the original source for … Read more

A video and A list of supporters of EFD’s One Millionth Visit Party

A nice video by Sami Okumuş

Erkan’s Field Diary presents: The One Millionth Visit Party #efdparty

My dear readers, Now that our poster is ready, I hereby announce the party to celebrate the one million visits Erkan’s Field Diary had since June 2005. Yes, I know, we haven’t reached the 1 million visits yet but we are close;) A dear friend and contributor, Ümit Bektaş, a professional organizer, had persuaded me … Read more

Online Tools for my Students. The 2nd Edition. Part I

Well, it was to update my tools list as the new semester starts:) This is the essential part. The second part will include many untested tools I came upon during my never ending surfing sessions… Submitted by: wenz Posted at: 2010-07-08 09:48:15 See full post and comment: *********************************************************************************** Online Tools for my Students. The … Read more

FP blog on the 6 mysteries about Stuxnet

Stuxnet 6 mysteries about Stuxnet from FP Passport by Blake Hounshell By now, you’ve probably heard of Stuxnet, the mysterious computer worm that infects Windows computers running software designed by Siemens, the German industrial giant. The software, Simatic WinCC, is what’s known as a SCADA system — “supervisory control and data acquisition” — and it’s … Read more

Announcing good news from Erkan’s Field Diary

Dear Readers, maybe you realized maybe not, I have been inviting some of my friends and students who have a good background to write regularly for the blog. Soon a list of guest authors, their info and their personal pages will be seen at this page. One of the most regular authors, Elif has already … Read more

Cyberculture roundup: Facebook hammered for privacy issues, Blog Blame Game, Adobe responds to Apple and more…

Blog Blame Game
Source: Project for Excellence in Journalism

In many weeks, there are stark differences between the social and mainstream media news agendas. But last week, the same two stories that dominated the traditional press ? the attempted bombing in New York?s Times Square and the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico ? also drew the most attention in the blogosphere.

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Google thinks Erkan’s Field Diary has “adult material” VIA Zachary Zezima This week’s issue in Erkan’s life maybe this message from Google Adsense service which is disabled at the moment: Hello, While reviewing your account, we noticed that you are currently displaying Google ads in a manner that is not compliant with our policies. For instance, we found violations of AdSense policies … Read more

PEW report: The economics of online news

The economics of online news


Editor?s note: These are excerpts from material contributed by the Pew Internet Project to the Pew Research Center?s Project for Excellence in Journalism ?State of the News Media 2010? report. Read the full report at »

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Introducing Turkish Cybersphere (6)- Cinema related blogs, Censorship news and more…

Nominations for Turkish Blog Awards Turkish Blog Awards started. Check out an interview (in Turkish) with Hasan Yalçınkaya, a pioneer in Turkish blogger… An ambitious Football Manager online game, Efsane Ol [Be a Legend], in Turkish is launched here. I guess I will start playing, too:) Two old time bloggers: News.Az – 23 … Read more

Erkan?s field diary: Top posts of the week and month

Top Posts for 7 days ending 2010-03-07 1- Recep İvedik 3 on February 2010 2- A super busy week end with a disappointing news. 3- Is Democracy possible in a country where journalists write op-eds in NYT to support the army? 4- Turkish TV series, a threat to conservative imaginations 5-Today I was arrested (and … Read more

Erkan?s field diary: Top posts of the week and month

Top Posts for 7 days ending 2010-02-28 1- Today I was arrested (and then released?) 2- Recep İvedik 3 on February 2010 3- ?Ergenekon sees biggest raid today! 4- A roundup of aftermath of biggest raid against Ergenekon 5- Erkan on his way to Belgium 6- Recent anthro work on Love?. 7- Avatar, the movie … Read more