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ForewordMonday, November 30, 2020
The 75th issue of TPQ comes at a time when the world is still in the grips of the COVID-19 pandemic. While not a new phenomenon, the concurrent swell in digital disinformation and misinformation has complicated the public health response on both...
The EU’s Response to Foreign DisinformationThe EU’s Response to Foreign DisinformationTuesday, December 1, 2020
On 11 March 2020, the WHO announced COVID-19 a pandemic: “We have never before seen a pandemic sparked by a coronavirus...And we have never before seen a pandemic that can be controlled, at the same time,” Director-General of the WHO,...
The Press’ Struggle for Survival in Turkey during the PandemicThe Press’ Struggle for Survival in Turkey during the PandemicTuesday, December 1, 2020
The novel coronavirus broke out in an animal market in Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province in China, and spread around the world in December 2019. The pandemic has had strong and unsettling effects in various fields namely, economy, culture,...
Foreign Interference and Threats to American DemocracyForeign Interference and Threats to American DemocracyWednesday, December 2, 2020
On 9 November 2016 Americans awoke to the news that Donald Trump had defeated Secretary Hillary Clinton to win the US presidency. Pundits and statisticians dissected the data. Clinton had consistently polled ahead of Trump in the lead up to the 2016...
Social Media Platforms’ Role in Addressing DisinformationSocial Media Platforms’ Role in Addressing DisinformationWednesday, December 2, 2020
For the ability of technology to better human life is critically dependent on a parallel moral progress in man. Without the latter, the power of technology will simply be turned to evil purposes and mankind will be worse off than it was...
Fact-Checking in a Polarized WorldFact-Checking in a Polarized WorldWednesday, December 2, 2020
While stuck in Saturday traffic, I had a conversation with a taxi driver, hardly hearing each other through transparent tarpaulin due to COVID-19 measures. The conversation reminded me why we need to fight misinformation, and how it can affect...
Turkey’s Data Privacy Legislation and Its Compliance with Global RegulationsTurkey’s Data Privacy Legislation and Its Compliance with Global RegulationsWednesday, December 2, 2020
Turkey’s journey regarding the legislative actions on personal data protection has commenced with the Council of Europe’s (CoE) Convention No. 108 of 1981 on the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal...
Digital Platforms & Accessing Facts during COVID-19Digital Platforms & Accessing Facts during COVID-19Wednesday, December 2, 2020
In the past decade, major events have been reverberating through digital platforms with an increasing density. After each major earthquake, flood, tsunami, or disaster, such as miners stranded underground or a nuclear meltdown, millions of internet...
Information and Cyber Resilience in BelarusInformation and Cyber Resilience in BelarusWednesday, December 2, 2020
The presidential election in Belarus was held on 9 August 2020. At the start of the presidential campaign there were three politically viable competitors to the active president of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, who also proclaimed his participation...
A Public Health Crisis: Unpacking Racial Biases in the Canadian Nursing ProfessionA Public Health Crisis: Unpacking Racial Biases in the Canadian Nursing ProfessionWednesday, December 2, 2020
When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard or welcomed. But when we are silent, we are still afraid. So it is better to speak. – Audre Lorde   The death of George Floyd on 25 May 2020 sparked international outrage....
This issue was published in collaboration with the Friedrich Naumann Foundation Turkey Office.
Foreword The 75th issue of TPQ comes at a time when the world is still in the grips of the COVID-19 pandemic. While not a new phenomenon, the concurrent swell in digital disinformation and misinformation has complicated the public health response on both sides of the Atlantic, as well as further eroded democratic values. Our Fall 2020 issue focuses on key challenges related to disinformation and...
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