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At a United Nations conference organized by the Journalists and Writers Foundation (JWF) on Friday in Geneva, a wide range of participants agreed that global challenges against peace should not lead to apathy, while reiterating their commitment against all...
In a two-day conference on hate speech and hate crime organized by Medialog in Istanbul in October 2013, leading journalists and academics urged the Turkish government to draft a law against defamation, blasphemy, and discrimination while protecting the freedom...
Recent developments in Turkey set the agenda for the second "Speak Up!" conference titled "Freedom of Expression and Media in the Western Balkans and Turkey." The event was organized by the European Commission in Brussels on June 20, 2013. The...
One of the conclusions of the 27th Abant meeting, which brought together foreign and domestic academics and journalists living in Turkey, was that Turkey's democracy needs to be more consolidated for it to be more effective in the world...
Intellectuals and journalists who gathered at a workshop for a debate on how the Turkish media treats non-Muslims said that the media has had a crucial role in imposing an official ideology on society. The Turkish political system has created...
A workshop held at Istanbul University's Faculty of Communication on April 5, 2012, recommended ten steps for eliminating the media's negative influence on children and teenagers in Turkey. Children spend 900 hours a year at school and they spend 1,200...
The JWF Women's Platform and Medialog Platform organized a workshop titled "The Media's Perception of Women: Abuse and Recruitment" on March 5 and 6, 2011. The event was held at the Bolu Gazelle Resort Hotel, bringing together journalists, writers,...
A top Afghan official has praised Turkey's efforts to boost education and help in restructuring Afghanistan, saying Turkish assistance to the country was unparalleled. Turkey has a very special place in Afghanistan. It is the only Muslim country in NATO,...
Turkish and Syrian journalists met at a recent workshop organized by JWF's Medialog Platform. The program included presentations and exchanges of ideas, noting that in spite of political divisions between Turkey and Arab countries after the fall of the...
Kurdish and Turkish journalists met in Istanbul on Saturday to discuss the role of the media and put forward suggestions for eliminating misconceptions and prejudices that exist both among Iraqi Kurds and Turks. Although there is a border between Iraq...