Meanwhile in Davos, Low participation from Ankara at this year’s summit…

Low participation from Ankara at this year’s Davos   There will be a limited participation from Ankara at the 47th World Economic Forum in Davos on Jan. 17-20, due to the ongoing debates over the constitutional amendment vote. Rutte and Schulz take the gloves off in front of Davos elite by Jorge Valero reporting from Davos … Read more

Journalism agenda: “The wild west of automated news”

The wild west of automated news. A Medium collection ************** Centre for Community Journalism launches network to represent independent news publishers   The network will provide an online forum, training and advocacy for its members The year of the fact-checking bot  Nieman Journalism Lab by Bill Adair   A year ago, I predicted that 2016 would … Read more

Journalism agenda: Fake News drama continues.. Google’s financial initiative on Digital News…

Digital News Initiative: second funding brings €24M to 124 projects across Europe The Official Google Blog by Ludovic BlecherHeadDNI Innovation Fund   We are thrilled to announce the second round of funding of the Digital News Initiative Innovation Fund, Google’s €150m commitment to spark new thinking and give European news organisations of all sizes the space … Read more

Anthropology roundup: ” On Dylan and the Nobel Prize”

Song as Boundary Work: On Dylan and the Nobel Prize American Anthropological Association This post was submitted by Robert Skoro.A musician-turned-anthropologist, Robert works in private industry as a strategist and researcher.  Bob Dylan has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, a remarkable gesture to all, whether obvious or controversial. His songs provoked and catalyzed cultural … Read more

Elif’s diary: Two concerts, unlucky timings

Rihanna has gone with the wind! Rihanna has come to Turkey and gone with the wind. Even the people who were in the concert area couldn?t realize how things went  on. Rihanna?s concert stop was ?Turkcell Kuruçeşme Arena? which doesn?t have an alternativebecause of its high capacity. Still there was a couple of problem about … Read more