#WPFD 2021: Quality Journalism – Threats and Opportunities (May 3)

IPI Marking World Press Freedom Day in Turkey

Apr 30, 2021

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The International Press Institute (IPI) and Columbia Global Centers | Istanbul hosted a webinar on May 3, World Press Freedom Day on “Quality Journalism: Threats and Opportunities” with distinguished speakers:

*  İpek Cem Taha, Columbia Global Centers | Istanbul Director
*  Scott Griffen, IPI Deputy Director
*  Emre Kızılkaya, IPI Turkey National Committee Vice Chair, Senior Researcher
*  Faruk Bildirici, Journalist and Media Ombudsman
*  Minez Bayülgen, Editor of Kapsül news start-up, İstanbul

Topics discussed:

*  How did political, social, and technological developments in the past 70 years impact journalism in Turkey and the world?

*  How do Turkey’s news media outlets cope with press freedom violations and the ongoing business model crisis?

*  What are the impacts, reach, and needs of Turkey’s independent media in the age of global platforms?

*  What is the future of news media? What are the threats and opportunities for journalism and the public good?

IPI Turkey National Committee Vice-Chair Emre Kızılkaya presented the findings of IPI Turkey Digital Media Report “‘The New Mainstream’ Is Rising (And It Seeks Support)“.

Funded by the European Union