Press Freedom is a pressing matter for several countries in the world, Turkey, my country included. However, today on a more global level people of the press are equally interested in another matter, which we chose to call Post-truth. All around the world in various contexts and levels, journalists, writers, artists, intellectuals, and politicians are discussing the matter. Even in the countries where the press is considered to be the freest, journalists do not feel free when it comes to the profession being strangled or choked by the massive operation of “creating alternative truth” or fake news.

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E. Temelkuran (Ece)
Festival van het Vrije Woord

Temelkuran, E. (2017, May 3). Persvrijheidslezing 2017. Presented at the Festival van het Vrije Woord.