Yunus Erduran

Research Director / Founder , MEDAR / Dokuz8News Agency

Yunus Erduran is the Research Director of the Turkey-based MEDAR (Media Research Association). In this role, he has developed a series of research projects looking at different aspects of citizen journalism and the development of alternative media movements. He is also the founder of a citizen journalism network that uses new methods of participatory journalism. He has contributed articles on investigative and data-driven journalism – focusing especially on their relationship with citizen journalism – to a number of media outlets. He is also the co-author of three books, all published in Turkey.

Yunus is speaking at

September 28, 2019
9:00 am - 10:15 am
K6&7, Der Spiegel


  • Irving Huerta (Speaker) Goldsmiths University
  • Yunus Erduran (Speaker) Research Director / Founder , MEDAR / Dokuz8News Agency
  • Daniel Lathrop (Moderator) Assistant Professor, University of Iowa School of Journalism


Irving Huerta presents the results of interviews with a group of female reporters reporters who have already challenged given assumptions of journalism epistemology in Mexico to create a framework for truth production.

Yunus Erduran’s research analyzes the outcomes of data journalism training sessions that were specifically designed for citizens with diverse backgrounds in Turkey.

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