Welcome to the December 12, 2014 Media Law Roundup — a survey of the week’s developing media news.
Dr. Bilge Yesil is an assistant professor of media culture at CUNY-College of Staten Island. In this post, Dr. Yesil examines the policies that guide control of the internet in Turkey.
This article on the Turkish Constitutional Court ruling that annulled key portions of a proposed media law was originally posted on osce.org and can be read here. The OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media observes media developments in all 57 OSCE participating States. She provides early warning on violations of freedom of expression and media freedom and promotes full compliance with OSCE media freedom commitments.
Dr. Anita Breuer, Senior Research Fellow, German Development Institute and Sergio Burns, UK based journalist, illuminate the use of social media in protest mobilization in Brazil and Turkey and its implications for democracy. There were simple, defiant messages on banners…Read More
//Crossposted with permission and thanks from Article19 – an independent human rights organization that works globally to protect and promote the right to freedom of expression. It takes its name from Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights,…Read More