Listen: Impressions of the alternative media sector in Turkey through the lens of a media CSO

October 1, 2022 from 4:00 pm to 4:45 pm

This presentation will focus on the sub-granting scheme carried out by the Association of Journalists’ M4D Project, the intricacies involved in working with freelance journalists and alternative media outlets in Turkey, and the importance of providing visibility for alternative accounts to emerge that are often obscured by mainstream media.

Ozan Acar has been working in the civil society sector for the last 4 years in a variety of capacities. He is currently the project officer of the Media for Democracy/Democracy for Media Project which is implemented by the Association of Journalists (Gazeteciler Cemiyeti) –one of Turkey’s oldest & most established media CSOs- via the financial support of the European Union.