I briefly outlined some of the impediments and budgetary constraints Istanbul mayor-elect Ekrem Imamoglu could face moving forward on the Al Monitor podcast.
As ISIS loses its final stronghold in Syria, Ceylan Akça interviews Syrian author Marwan Hisham about ongoing events and his book “Brothers of the Gun,” in which he describes life under ISIS in his hometown of Raqqa.
A 360 video created for a virtual reality interface depicting the daily life of Syrian refugees living in the city of Mardin, Turkey. This film was created in collaboration with Azabache Films for the Delegation of the European Union to Turkey.
Diego Cupolo reports on the Justice Rally in Istanbul, which brought together hundreds of thousands of people in protest of Turkey’s ongoing purges. Listen to the BBC World Service broadcast here.
A discussion of Turkey’s dying democracy and its prospects for the future featuring Diego Cupolo, an Ankara-based freelance reporter and photographer, Aykan Erdemir, a senior fellow at the Foundation for the Defense of Democracy and former opposition member of parliament, Nick Ashdown , an Istanbul-based freelance reporter, John Tures, a political scientist researching Turkish politics at LaGrange College in Georgia.
Global Journalist is University of Missouri program broadcasted by KBIA, an affiliate of NPR.
Since the coup attempt on July 15, 2016, Turkey’s government has intensified its crackdown on political dissidents under an ongoing state of emergency. Thousands of activists, academics, journalists and others find themselves subject to mass purges, detentions, and political trials that have turned into witch hunts.
A panel discussion with Ceylan Akça, Diego Cupolo, and Nazan Üstündağ. Moderated by Cihan Tekay. Filmed at Verso Books in Brooklyn, January 5, 2017.
Following a night of violence on July 15, 2016, photojournalist Diego Cupolo reports on Turkey’s coup attempt during interview with CNN.
Diego Cupolo, reporter and photojournalist, reports live from the Turkish capital of Ankara about the chaos in the streets as a faction of the military attempts to overthrow the government. Watch the interview on MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Show.
Gold may be the most universal shorthand there is for value and greed, and there’s still huge demand for the rock today, but at what cost? Diego Cupolo reports on the social and environmental impacts of open pit mining in Northern Peru for The Seeker Network, currently known as stories, an online subsidiary of the Discovery Channel.
Journalist Diego Cupolo shares his account of a violent riot on the Serbia-Hungary border in September 2015, when the so-called Balkan Route was shut off for the first time, with unsettling results. The Seeker Network, currently known as Stories, is an online subsidiary of the Discovery Channel. See the video here.