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Bülent Mumay

freier Journalist, FAZ/Birgün/WDR3, ehemals Hürriyet
Turkish journalist Bülent Mumay worked at Turkey’s most influential daily Hürriyet for 19 years. After the military coup in July 2016 he was arrested. Nowadays he writes columns for Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung in Germany and for Birgün Daily in Turkey. He also produces a radio program called “Türkei Unzersiert” for WDR3 radio. Mumay won the 2013 Human Rights Award, the South East Europe Media Organization (SEEMO) for his “human rights-oriented editorial approach despite pressures during Gezi protests.” He was named as a “young leader of Turkey” in 2014 by British Foreign Commonwealth Office. Mumay is Director of the European Board of the International News Media Association (INMA) until 2018. He gives lectures at several universities about digital journalism.