Ahmet Şık : Journalism Under Siege

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Tower 2, 7.01A (Silverstone Room)

London School of Economics

Clement's Inn

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Join Polis, LSE and English PEN for an evening ‘in conversation’ with journalist Ahmet Şık, author of the report Journalism Under Siege, a report on press freedom in Turkey.

As the independent media in Turkey faces an unprecedented crackdown, leading investigative journalist and author Ahmet Şık outlines the challenges for freedom of expression in Turkey and proposes recommendations to address the crisis.

Ahmet Şık was awarded the 2014 UNESCO Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize. He is the first writer to be selected for a residency at the Free Word Centre, on a new programme for international writers and journalists. The residency is administered by English PEN, Free Word and ARTICLE 19, in partnership with the Committee to Protect Journalists.

Discussion will begin at 6.30pm followed by drinks.

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Tower 2, 7.01A (Silverstone Room)

London School of Economics

Clement's Inn

London

WC2A 2AZ

United Kingdom

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