Tit-for-Tat; Visa restrictions and Twitter Responses

Tit-for-Tat; Visa restrictions and Twitter Responses

Recently, the US embassy in Ankara announced it had suspended all non-immigrant visa services in Turkey. In response with an identical statement Turkey's Washington embassy suspended non-immigrant visa services in the US. This tit-for-that decision caused the increase of Dollar in Turkey and thus the tweets with #visa. 

ARMED VIOLENCE AROUND THE WORLD

ARMED VIOLENCE AROUND THE WORLD

This is an additional map for the Femicide Coverages in Turkish Media project. The data consists of 2007 -2012 world armed violence. It shows both conflict and non-conflict violent deaths. The Global Burden of Armed Violence report findings show that "On average, an estimated 60,000 women worldwide became victims of homicide every year from 2007 to 2012, accounting for 16 per cent of intentional homicides."

What's wrong with the Turkey's Election Map?

What's wrong with the Turkey's Election Map?

Single map dominates all the Turkish news election reporting that took place on October 1. This election was especially a momentous one, as it returned the land to a single-party rule with the Justice and Development Party (AKP). Though the aim of this article is not to discuss the consequences of this election, nor criticizing the voting process. It is about a pivotal aspect that is rather unseen when reporting the election results.