Late Night: MENA Mashup

By: Saturday May 17, 2014 8:00 pm

I’m certainly looking forward to Ali Abunimah’s FDL Book Salon…!

Now, delving into the muck and mire of the MENA, from Al Jazeera, talk about real Benghazi redux…

 

Turkey: My Life Under Erdoğan – Video Diary From Istanbul

By: Thursday April 10, 2014 1:30 pm

Weeks before the blocking of YouTube ECO Media started contacting video bloggers in Istanbul. They have filmed the protests in Gezi Park and other places from the beginning on. And they published their videos on YouTube — until the government stopped them.

But this could not prevent ECO Media´s project.

Twitter Blocked in Turkey, But #OccupyGezi’s Social Spirit Keeps Turks Tweeting

By: Thursday March 20, 2014 7:00 pm

With almost nightly leaks of new corruption files making his administration look worse than ever, Turkish Prime MinisterRecep Tayyip Erdoğan’s vowed to wage war on social media. The battle took a new turn today — as Turkey blocked Twitter on all its major ISPs. But a panel on the #OccupyGezi movement at SXSW revealed that Turkey is a population simultaneously in love with social media’s liberating potential while also uniquely well educated in how to circumvent digital road blocks.

Late Night: MENA Mashup

By: Wednesday February 12, 2014 8:00 pm

Meanwhile, Erdogan ups the ante on Bibi…

MENA Mashup: G-8, Weapons for Peace, Iran, and Turkey

By: Wednesday June 19, 2013 8:00 pm

Turkey unrest: ‘Standing Man’ inspires hundreds with silent vigil in Taksim Square
Government denies that it would restrict the use of Twitter or other social media.

Of ridiculous myths and worse realities

By: Monday June 13, 2011 1:30 am

So which country has the real extremists?

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