Listen: Elections and citizens journalism

October 1, 2022 from 11:00 am to 11:45 am

How to build a strong bond with your audience and at the same time strengthening the feeling for accountability.

Gökhan Biçici is a seasoned journalist with a background as an organizer for labor unions. He has organized more than 50 national and international events, meetings, conferences, workshops, camps until 2010, and he has been researching and publishing with Toplumsal Araştırma ve Eğitim Merkezi (TAREM) between 2004-2016. He is currently the Secretary General of Media Research Association and Executive Editor of dokuz8NEWS. Biçici is also the recipient of Press Freedom Award 2013, which is issued annually for courageous reporting by Turkish Journalists Society, for his coverage of protests and reporting on police violence and development of social movements during popular Gezi Park protests.