Interviews for this report were carried out in Istanbul by the delegation members, Aidan White, Director of the Ethical Journalism Network, and Hosam El Nagar, head of operations at the Thomson Foundation, an EJN member.
Those interviewed, and to whom the delegation expresses appreciation, were:
Esra Arsan, Professor, Bilgi University
Mehmet Ozel, Journalist, TV Hyat
Mustafa Karam, Director, TV Hyat
Deniz Ergurel, General Secretary, Media Association
Muge Sokmen, Proprietor, Metis Publishing
Nuri Çolakolu, President, Doan Media Group
Ercan Ipekci, General Secretary, Turkish Journalists Union
Yavuz Baydar, Journalist, P24
Andrew Finkel, Journalist, P24
Erol Onderolu, Director, Bianet News Agency
Ceren Sözeri, Professor, Galatasaray University
Fatih Gökhan Diler, Journalist, Agos
Zeynep Arslan Researcher, Hrant Dink Foundation
This report has drawn freely from many acts of journalism arising from the Gezi events but we are particularly grateful for the reporting provided by Beatrice White, a journalist with the Hürriyet Daily News, who accompanied the delegation during the visit.
The report has been edited by Selin Bucak, a London-based Turkish journalist who has written extensively on the history of media and journalism in Turkey.