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MEGAPHONE

16 EpisodesProduced by TechSoup EuropeWebsite

MEGAPHONE is a community of activists working on issues such as the environment, women's rights, LGBTQ rights, transparency and accountability and civic engagement. Together we try to understand the consequences of the shrinking civic space - a process that's been spreading around Central Eastern Eu… read more

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2x04 Fact-checking in Turkey (Verda Uyar)

MEGAPHONE podcast  aims to show you new trends, threats and solutions which  activists and civic activists all around the world are faced with. We look for things which were not discussed before bringing you knowledge and inspiration for your work. 

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Verda Uyar completed her BA degree in Sociology and Media and Communications double major program from Istanbul Bilgi University as of 2018 and currently pursuing her MA in Social Policy at Boğaziçi University.  

She attended political science and international relations courses at Sciences Po Paris, where she was an Erasmus exchange student for 6 months during 2015-2016 academic year. Before and during her bachelor degree, she participated in several journalism programs including one at the European Forum, and completed her first internship at Hurriyet Newspaper’s International News Services. 

She is currently working as an editor at Turkey’s first political fact-checking website, Doğruluk Payı and as a research assistant at Social Policy Forum. Her research interests include political communication, social inequality, and minority rights.  

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This podcast was created thanks to the support of Open Society Foundations and Charles Mott Foundation.

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