Creativity in Taksim Square

June 23, 2013
Art & Activism
The response to the demonstrations and police crack downs in Turkey have inspired graphic artists.


Humor on the streets in Istanbul

June 9, 2013
Graffiti jokes abound in comments on the occupation of Gezi and Taksim


International Association of Media and Communication Researchers Closes Conference in Istanbul

July 18, 2011
IAMCR closes their 2011 Conference held in Istanbul at Kadir Has University.


The International Association of Media and Communications Researchers closed with a rousing ceremony on Sunday, July 17, 2011. This clip includes the musical group, Akatay Project. Their website is

The site for the Association is  

International Association of Media and Communication Researchers Conference Opens in Istanbul

July 14, 2011
Annabelle Sreberny opened the IAMCR conference on July 13 to an overflow crowd of 1700 attendees.

From a history of the organization by Kaarle Nordenstreng and Cees Hamelink:

The history of the IAMCR goes back to the first years of Unesco. Its Committee on Technical Needs in the Mass Media drafted in 1946 a constitution for an “International Institute of the Press and information, designed to promote the training of journalists and the study of press problems throughout the world............