Propaganda in Turkey By Felix Kostersitz There are not many countries all over the world where propaganda is practiced like in Turkey. Although the country is officially a parliamentary democracy, many Europeans consider President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (almost) as a dictator who infiltrates the population. I talked to Muhammed Özdemir, a 23-year-old Austrian who was born and raised in Turkey. Today he studies journalism … Continue reading “The AKP-government tries to infiltrate people”
The time before the Catalan referendum has been called a ‘propaganda war’. The Spanish government and the people of Catalonia express their opinions through news channels, social media and in the streets. Laura Masip, a student from Barcelona, believes the propaganda from both sides brings the Catalan people together and makes them stronger than ever. BY ELISABETH ULLA UKSNØY It is not the first time … Continue reading “Propaganda makes the people feel united”
“The problem with propaganda is you do not see the full universe of facts.” By Elif DOGANYIGIT The 21st century has been a time that is witnessing all sorts of new propaganda tactics in different countries and cultures: Putin in Russia, Erdogan in Turkey, and Trump’s modern media propaganda in the United States. All of the major world leaders’ propaganda differs from each other primarily … Continue reading The Propaganda of the Century: Trump Tweeting!
Jill is a 25-years old Media, Information and Communication student at the Hogeschool of Amsterdam. Currently, she is taking a minor in International Journalism to better her English writing skills. Though eventually, her heart does not really belong in journalism, it belongs in campaign-making. As a soon-to-be undergraduate, Jill has not started making plans after finishing her studies yet. She does not have a clear … Continue reading “I just want to bring more positivity to the world”
From the City of Love to the City of Freedom: Journalism student Marion Caspar from Paris just arrived in her new home in Amsterdam to start her year abroad. TEXT AND PHOTO: Leonie Rothacker Sitting on a bench by the popular Prinsengracht in Amsterdam, all alone at 10 in the morning, listening to music and watching the boats passing by – this is how Marion … Continue reading “I can move mountains”