Project Code: STATE-TUR-232

Expanding Access to the Turkish Media Universe

Project Title Expanding Access to the Turkish Media Universe
Project Summary As Turkey faces an increasingly limited media environment, help expand U.S. government awareness and ability to support the universe of independent and online media outlets covering Turkish news.
Country Turkey
Agency Department of State
DoS Office N/A
Post ANKARA
Section POL
Number of Interns 1
Project Description

The virtual intern would be critical to expanding the Embassy’s understanding of new sources of information in an increasingly pressured media environment.  Responsibilities would include the development of a database of online news sources that cover news in Turkey (in any language); the identification of Twitter accounts pertinent to specific accounts in the Political Section (military, domestic politics, external politics, and counterterrorism) and creation of relevant Twitter lists to which Embassy and Washington-based personnel could subscribe as a one-stop social media shop.

Required Skills or Interests
Skill(s)
Data analysis
Research
Social media management
Writing
Additional Information

None