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How do journalists cope with their traumas and biases while covering topics with personal relevance?

While journalism aims to present the facts and inform society, it would be misleading to think that journalists are completely free from personal biases. As journalists, we usually report on the subjects that we feel passionate about. When reporting on the topics that excite, sadden, or anger us, we may unintentionally reflect our own biases. […]

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Turkey Online Master Class: Spatial Investigations with The New York Times Graphics Team (July 12, 2023)

The New York Times graphics department is at the forefront of a new genre — spatial investigations — which combine traditional digging, meticulous spatial reporting and highly technical 3D innovation. In this fifth master class organized within the scope of IPI’s Turkey Digital News Accelerator, we host three members of this team — Anjali Singhvi, Mika Gröndahl […]

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Media freedom and journalists groups call on the EU to prioritise media freedom reforms and human rights in relations with Turkey following the May elections

The undersigned organisations call on the incoming Spanish Presidency of the Council of the European Union to place media freedom and human rights front and centre of relations with the newly re-elected Government of Turkey.  The May elections, which saw a parliamentary majority for the AKP and its allies and the re-election of Recep Tayyip […]

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Turkey: Prominent journalist arrested on terrorism charges

The International Press Institute (IPI), the global network of editors, journalists, and media executives for press freedom, condemns the arrest of TELE1 TV Editor-in-Chief Merdan Yanardağ in Istanbul. Yanardağ was detained after criticizing the detention conditions of PKK leader Abdullah Öcalan during a news programme. We call on the Turkish authorities to stop punishing journalists […]

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