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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 — 5,269 followers, 27,697 tweets

Oct 20, 2017

RT @FIRATEREZ: Fotoğraf Rakkadan değil, Brükselden de değil. Diyarbakır 2013 Nevruzu. Hesap vermesi gereken de (eğer hesap verilec…

Oct 20, 2017

RT @MTanal: Semih'in tahliyesine adli kontrol ile serbest bırakıldı

Oct 20, 2017

“Know well what leads you forward holds you back, and choose the path that leads you to wisdow”.

Oct 20, 2017

RT @abdbozkurt: US @StateDept spox Heather Nauert says #Turkey detains journalists, human rights defenders, activists, academics wi…

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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