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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]The Gezi Resistance, a networked movement which erupted in Istanbul, Turkey in June 2013, quickly spread to the rest of the country via the tactical and strategic utilization of the internet. The movement eventually withered away in the face of high-securitization of the city and cyber-space. Ustun will discuss how the political authority in Turkey exerted hierarchical and central control over the internet, and how their central agencies claimed this online...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]How do the media operate in authoritarian states? What obstructs and constrains autonomous media practice? What makes resistance among media practitioners possible? This symposium addressed the many shapes of global authoritarianism as it impedes upon the media, consider forms of resistance common to media practitioners and ponder media futures amidst rising authoritarian trends. Directed by Barbie Zelizer, this all-day symposium took place on Friday, December 6.  Symposium photos, videos and transcripts are...