1 Esra Arsan Education: 2006 PhD in Journalism Studies, Marmara University, Institute of Social Sciences Thesis: EU Journalism and Creation of the European Public Sphere: The Cases of Greece and Hungary Visiting Academic, Green College, Oxford University, UK Research Paper: Representation of the Other in Turkish News Media 1998 MA in Film & TV; Marmara University, Institute of Fine Arts Thesis project: The Death of a Journalist: Metin Goktepe (Documentary) 1995 Post Graduate Diploma in American Studies; University of Central Florida, Orlando, Fla 1987 BA in Journalism & Public Relations; Marmara University Faculty of Communication 1983 Kadıköy Kız Lisesi Professional Experience: 1996 Winter Asya Film (Press Adviser)/Worked for Ali Özgentürk's film: Mektup 1996 Summer Tursak Foundation (Press Adviser)/Bodrum 1. International Environmental Film Festival 1995 ATV News (Reporter) Aktüel Weekly Magazine (Reporter) Tempo Weekly Magazine (Reporter) Milliyet Daily Newspaper (Reporter) Hürriyet Daily Newspaper (Reporter) Academic Experience: Admimistrative Duties: Program Coordinator- Media & Communication Systems Instructor Duties 2001-Present Lecturer in Journalism, Bilgi University, Faculty of Communication Teaching Assistant, Faculty of Communication, Bilgi University, Turkey Courses given: Principles of Journalism, News Writing, News Analysis, Media Ethics, Press & the Public, EU Communication Policies, Sociology of News, EU Journalism Fields of Interest: Journalism Studies, Political Communication, Political Journalism, EU and Journalism, Media and Democracy Publications:
2 Books: * Arsan, Esra & Aslı Tunç (2007), Election in the Newspapers: Press Coverage of Election 2002, Yalın Publishing, İstanbul * Arsan, Esra (2008), EU and Journalism, Ütopya Publishing, Ankara * Arsan, Esra (2008), Media Watch: On Popular Media and Journalism, Evrensel Basım Yayın, Book Chapters: * Arsan, Esra (2011) Sivil İtaatsizlik Bağlamında Bir Araştırma: Gazeteci Gözüyle Sansür ve Otosansür, Cogito Sivil İtaatsizlik Sayısı, YKY, istanbul (To be published) * Arsan, Esra (2011). The Other of Mainstream Media: Kurds, Kurdish Problem and Media, Aram Yayınları, İstanbul * Arsan, Esra (2009). Journalists as Dead Political Actors: Article 301 ant its Effects on Freedom of Expression in Turkey, Glocalisation: Electronik Media in South Eastern Europe, (ed): Holger Briel, Blesok, Skopje * Arsan, Esra (2009). Packaged News Problematic in Defence and Security Journalism, Media in Security Surveillance Handbook, (eds): Ayşe Çavdar & Volkan Aytar, TESEV Publishing, * Arsan, Esra & Mahmut Halil Can (2009). Battle Field of Political Communication, Elections: An Analysis on AKP s 2007 Election Campaign, Communication of Politics, ed: Abdullah Özkan, Siyasal İletişim Enstitüsü Yayınları, * Arsan, Esra et al (2009). Gender Identities in the Media: Reproduction of Traditional Gender Roles in Güzin Abla Columns, Cogito, No 58, Feminism, Spring 2009, Yapı Kredi Yayınları, * Arsan, Esra & Ragıp Duran & Mete Çubukçu (2008). You are either with us or not: An Interview on Journalistic Fanatisism, Cogito, No 53, Fanatizm, Yapı Kredi Yayınları, İstanbul * Arsan Esra (2004). Two Different Representations of Merve Kavakçı News in Turkish News Media, News, Reality and Hegemony Relations/Haber, Hakikat ve İktidar İlişkisi, ed: Çiler Dursun, Elips Publishing, Ankara, 2005 * Arsan, Esra (2003). News and News Reporting, War and Peace Reporting, Handbook of the Journalist, ed: Sevda Alankuş, IPS Press, 2003, Published Articles: * Arsan, Esra (2010). News: Is Really Getting Out of Hand?: Civic Journalist against Media Giants, Internet Technologies Association Conference Proceedings, İnet-tr, Ankara (to be published) * Arsan, Esra (2008). An Alternative Curriculum is Necessary for Media Education, Forum for Another Communication Proceedings, ed: Sevilay Çelenk, IPS Foundation Book Series, * Arsan, Esra & Mine Gencel Bek (2008). Event Evaluations: ECREA Symposium 2007, İletişim Araştırmaları Dergisi, (1-2), Ankara University Publishing, Ankara * Asan, Esra (2006). Are they Still Amateurs?: Professional Role Perceptions and Job Satisfactions of Online Journalists in Turkey, International New Media and Interactivity Conference Proceedings, * Degismeyen Türkiye nin Degisen Medyasi, Karizma Dergisi Issue 6.
3 * Medyada Güven Krizi ve Gazeteciligin Gelecegi, Karizma Dergisi, Issue 7. * Batıda ve Türkiye de İnternet Gazeteciliği, Karizma Dergisi, Issue 13. Papers presented at conferences: * 2001 Representation of Minorities in Turkish News Media, Green College, University of Oxford, UK * 2002 Changing Media Sphere of Unchanging Turkey, MECCSA 3rd Annual Conference, University of Westminster, London, UK * 2006 Are they Still Amateurs?: Professional Role Perceptions and Job Satisfactions of Online Journalists in Turkey, International New Media and Interactivity Conference, Marmara University, İstanbul, Turkey * 2006 Representation of Kurds and Islamists in Turkish News Media, International Language, Culture and Communication Conference, Lusofona University, November, Lisbon, Portugal * 2007 Journalists as Dead Political Actors: Article 301 ant its Effects on Freedom of Expression in Turkey, Glocal Media in Transition: The Case of South-Eastern Europe, International Conferenece, New York University Skopje, Macedonia * 2007 Turk s Ordeal with Europe: EU Reporting From the Eye of Turkish Correspondents, ECREA Symposium, Equal Opportunities and Communication Rights: Representation, Participation & the European Democratic Deficit, October, Brussels, Belgium * 2007 Influence, Independence and Limits for the Press in Turkey, Turkey on its Way to Europe Lecture Series, College of Europe & Kadir Has University, October 29th-November 4th, İstanbul, Turkey * 2008 Rethinking the News Values: Does Violence Always Lead?, Individual Disarmament and Violence News in Turkey Lecture Series, Seminar Orginized by Umut Foundation, 13 May, 2008, Eskişehir Anadolu University * 2008 Freedom of Expression in Turkey: The Case of Article 301, EU and Turkey Understanding Each Other Lecture Series, Orginized by College of Europe & Kadir Has University, 15th October,, Turkey * 2009 Hopelessly Devoted?: Journalism Students Perception of the Prefession, Journalism in Crisis: Conference orginized by University of Westminster & British Journalism Review, May, London, UK * 2009 Freedom of the Media: The Role of Professional Organizations and Self Regulating Bodies in Turkey, Seminar on Freedom of Speech, Orginized by EU Commission Turkey Delegation, 6-7 October, Ankara * 2009 News: Is Really Getting Out of Hand?: Civic Journalist against Media Giants, Internet Technologies Association Conference, December, Bilgi University, Santralistanbul * 2010 Here is the Forecast: Turkish Perspectives on New Journalism Models, Journalism s Next Top Model Conference organized by the University of Westminster & British Journalism Review, 8-9 June, London, UK * 2010 Media and Democracy after September 12, Turkije Instituut, 23 September, Amsterdam, Netherlands * 2011 Killing me softly with his words: Censorship and self-censorship in Turkish news media, MECCSA Watching the Media: Censorship, limits and control in creative practice symposium, 15 April, University of Edge Hill, Liverpool, UK
4 Seminars * 1999 Summer NTV News (Instructor)/Principles of journalism courses for beginners,, Turkey. * 2000-present (Regular Journalism Instructor) BİANET (Independent Communication Network) for Local Media Seminars in Anatolia, Turkey. * 2002 CNBC-e News (Instructor)/Principles of Broadcast Journalism and News Writing courses for beginners, * 2002 Participant of Conflict Reporting Seminar of European Journalism Center in Maastricht Summer University, Nederlands. * 2006 (Instructor) Principles of Journalism Seminar for Interns of Sabah Daily Newspaper, Bilgi University, * 2007 (Instructor) Principles of Journalism Seminar for young reporters of Agos Daily Newspaper, * 2008 Social Events and Documentary: M 11: When the Word Took the Streets, Osmanlı Bank Museum Cinema Society, 4th December, * 2009 EU Reporting and European Public Sphere, Bahçeşehir University, 16th April, * 2010 Distorting Mirror Media, Press Institute and Southeast Journalists Association, 8 May, Diyarbakır * 2010 From Classroom to Newsroom/On Reporting, IPS Communication Association, 17th July, Bilgi University, Kustepe Campus, ıstanbul * 2010 Representation of Minorities and Turkish News Media, Seminar on Freedom of the Press for the students from University of Chicago, Illinois, 23 July, Bosphorus University, * 2011 Censorship & Self Censorship in Turkish News Media, Seminar on Turkish Journalism for International students from Europe. Seemo/Bilgi Media Days Meeting, May, Bilgi University, Santral Campus Popular Articles Arsan, Esra (2007). Out of the Box: Turkish Media Going Global, Turkey Unveiled, Bridge Magazine, A bimonthly review on European integration, Q4/Issue 7, Athens Articles published in Radikal İKİ * Dijital Gerilla değil, Global Yurttaş D=42 * Siyasal Gazetecilik Neden Dibe Vurdu? * Büyük Türk Gazetecisi : * Medya Okur-Yazarlığı Zorunlu Ders Olsun : * Bu Kabus Hiç Bitmeyecek : * Alastair, Tanrı ve Şeytan :
5 * II. CNN-El Cezire Muharebesi : * Cem Yılmaz ın Sınıflı Topluluğu : * Sevgili Medyatik Ölüm : Screenings: * Documentary Film Days: May /Nazim Kültürevi, Documentary film/26' "The death of a journalist: Metin Goktepe" * International Human Rights Film Festival: 2001/AKM, Documentary Film/26 The death of a journalists: Metin Goktepe Extra Curricular Activities * Editor-in-chief: BGHA (Bilgi Students News Agency) * Editor-in-chief: Eksiyirmidört Student Magazine * Producer and Presenter of News Analysis Program, Media Watch for Hayat TV * Regular Columnist for RED Monthly Magazine Awards: 1986 The Best Agricultural News of the Year (Milliyet Daily)/Given by Turkish Farmers Association 2001 Reuters Foundation Journalism Fellowship Award/One year study at the University of Oxford, Green College Memberships and posts: ILMED (Association of Communication Graduates), Turkey ICA (International Communication Association) Committee of Concerned Journalists (CCJ), International ECREA (European Communication and Research Associaton), International Media Watch Platform, Turkey IFEX (International Freedom of Expression Exchange) Social Media Accounts: Twitter.com/esraarsan