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Title Alternative media in contemporary Turkey : sustainability, activism and resistance / edited by Murat Akser and Victoria McCollum.

Published London ; New York : Rowman & Littlefield International Ltd, [2019]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  302.2309561 ALTE    AVAILABLE
1 copy ordered for UniM Bail on 18-01-2019.
Physical description viii, 202 pages : illustration ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: alternative media in contemporary Turkey: sustainability, activism, and resistance / Murat Akser and Victoria McCollum -- The diverging trajectories of alternative/citizen media in Turkey: a comparative analysis of C̦apul TV and 140journos / Haluk Mert Bal, Ergin Bulut, and Lemi Baruh -- The activist dimension of the alternative media and sustainability: the case of / Laura Avadar -- Politics of news reception and circulation in Turkish news culture / Suncem Koc̦er -- Citizen journalism before and after the Gezi Park protest: power and agency in the media sphere / Désirée Hostettler -- Citizen journalism through affective statements on Twitter / Burcum Kesen -- Precarization and insecurity in Turkey after the coup attempt: era of denizens in Turkey's new media order / Sarphan Uzunoğlu -- Social movement media and affective field: construction of activist subjectivity as a "spirit" of action / Alptug Ökten -- Communication as political action: Gezi Park and online content producers / Eylem Yanardağoğlu -- Resisting through images: video activism in the Gezi Park movement / Gülüm Şener and Perrin Öğün Emre -- Contemporary feminist media in Turkey: a study of online feminist platform, C̦atlak Zemin (Cracked Ground) / Hanife Aliefendioğlu.
Summary "This book looks at the structural, economic and political reasons why the current media system fails urban educated young professionals in Turkey and led them to a month-long resistance and protest through the use of social media during OccupyGezi movement"-- Provided by publisher.
Other author Akser, Murat, editor.
McCollum, Victoria, editor.
Subject Alternative mass media -- Political aspects -- Turkey.
Social media -- Political aspects -- Turkey.
Communication in social action -- Turkey.
Communication in politics -- Turkey.
ISBN 9781786610638 (hardback ;) (alkaline paper)
1786610639 (hardback ;) (alkaline paper)