NY Times: “Turkey’s Kurdish Problem Morphs But Remains

Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdigan addresses his party members in Ankara, Turkey, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012. Erdogan said Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime is engaged in “state terrorism” an criticized the world for just watching the “slaughter of Muslims” there. Turkey has become the Assad regime’s strongest critic and is host to Syrian opposition … Read more

A journalism roundup: “The newsonomics of U.S. media concentration”; Storify for journalists; and more…

The newsonomics of U.S. media concentration from Nieman Journalism Lab by Ken Doctor The rise and potential fall of Rupert Murdoch is a hell of a story. It is, though, closer to the Guardian?s Simon Jenkins? description Tuesday, ?not a Berlin Wall moment, just daft hysteria.? Facing only the meager competition of the slow-as-molasses debt-ceiling … Read more

Jeremy Zilar, the NY Times Blog specialist, stopped by Istanbul

Jeremy with from L-R: Erkan, Salih Memecan, Deniz Ergürel, Hıdır Geviş, Rana Şenol Invited by Media Association, Jeremy Zilar, NY Times blog specialist, gave two speeches on Tuesday. … A review in Turkish here. A summary of this talk in Turkish again here. I have learned that 23% blog traffic goes to the home page … Read more

[if nothing else] “Arab spring invigorates newspapers and journalism … says Editors Weblog… A Journalism roundup…

Arab spring invigorates newspapers and journalism in the region from Editors Weblog – all postings by Florence Pichon In a region where authoritarian regimes get the final say, citizens and journalists seized an opportunity to stand up to repressive governments last spring. People took cell phone videos and Tweeted about protests, and journalists followed their … Read more

digital polemics: Egypt’s Wael at the IMF meeting, WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange vs NY Timesat Logan Symposium. A cyberculture roundup

  Wael the Plumber: Egypt’s Google revolutionary mixes it up at the IMF from FP Passport by Joshua Keating Along with cherry blossoms, spring means IMF annual meetings here in Washington along with some always intriguing panel discussions. The most highly anticipated talk at this year’s confab was this morning’s roundtable on “Youth, Jobs, and … Read more

oh by the way, I am not going to pay for NYT paywall…

Not finding a new business model and falling back to paywall system… No, I am not going to use it. the New York Times definitely serves some quality journalism, but since September 11, I don’t need to get perspectives or news from NYT. There are so many other sources. Good luck NYT with your paywall:) … Read more

Turkey’s zigzags on Libyan crisis. A Libya and a Turkish foreign policy roundup.

The four New York Times journalists, who had been captured by Libyan forces while covering the conflict there, pose with Turkey’s Ambassador to Libya Levent Sahinkaya (C) at the Turkish embassy in Tripoli in this undated handout released March 21, 2011. Libya released the four on Monday, nearly a week after they had been captured, … 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

A journalism roundup: iPad 2 for journalists, “Digital feudalism etc…

The iPad 2 brings better content creation for journalists from Editors Weblog – all postings by Ashley Stepanek There is much hullabaloo in the media about the iPad 2, following a significant period of speculation about new features. We now know that, yes, it is thinner and lighter by way of 0.34-inches deep and 1.33 … Read more

Wikileaks looking for new media partners… a journalism roundup

WikiLeaks looks for more partners while news organisations start to consider in-house submissions? from Editors Weblog – all postings by Emma Heald While WikiLeaks is apparently looking to enlist the help of 60 news organisations around the world to cover the secret US diplomatic memos, New York Times executive editor Bill Keller has written a … Read more

[updated continously] Wikileaks releases Iraq War Documents. Biggest Military Leak in History

last updated: 01 Nov 2010 http://warlogs.wikileaks.org/ Biggest Military Leak in History: WikiLeaks Releases 390,000 Iraq War Documents from Mashable! by Ben Parr WikiLeaks has once again captured international headlines with the release of 391,832 secret Iraq War documents that reveal new information about detainee treatment, civilian deaths, and the involvement of Iran in backing Iraqi … Read more

Part II in pro-Ergenekon lobby at work in NYT…

NYT continues to embark on a shameful mission. Probably due to tensions between Turkey and Israel, NYT began to hit at Turkey’s probably the grandest trial for further democratization. Yesterday Mr. Bilefsky’s NYT article re-apperead on the Ergenekon trial: In Turkey, Trial Casts Wide Net of Mistrust

The article is built on already notarious sources who aims at destroying the trial from the outset (including Süheyl Batum, a law professor from Bahçeşehir U)

Israel no longer trusts Turkey, Erdogan says | Reuters

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