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Orhan Akkurt

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Correspondent, Zaman Amerika — Zaman

Correspondent at Zaman Amerika Tweets/Follows/Retweets ≠ endorsement My account has been withheld in Turkey #humanrights https://muckrack.com/orhan-akkurt-1

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Biography

Gathering news and keep the public informed about important events. Playing an active part in getting information on current events. Spending a large part of the day investigating news before sending in a story.

Worked closely with an editor as an assistant.
Wrote stories, took photos and Video...

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@Orhanakkurt — 5,176 followers, 26,897 tweets

Aug 23, 2017

RT @30ARTITV: DEVLET VATANDAŞINA TUZAK KURDU! Hüseyin Avni Mutlu ile Hüseyin Çapkın hakim karşısında https://t.co/xzeVqqpmtT

Aug 23, 2017

RT @GaroPaylan: Az önce çektiğim görüntüler. İşçileri neden kamyonet kasasında taşıyorsunuz? @Kadir__Topbas @ibbBeyazmasa https://t.co/Tk37DTvc60

Aug 23, 2017

RT @zamazingohaber: Sosyal medyada fenomen haline gelen Yandaş Kamu Spotu'nun ikicisi gündeme bomba gibi düştü.İşte o video: https://t.co/8wv9LmpvA2

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Covering news in local area in Turkey.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

no

How is social media changing news?

there is some advantage and disadvantage. That is long story. But at least some opportunity for some people expose some news on social media

Awards

Photo and article

2007 - Photography and article
2007 – The Best Photograph of the Year – Eastern Anatolia Journalism Association 2007 – The Best Article of the Year – Eastern Anatolia Journalism Association