Tragedy in Greece and Turkey: Addressing the other's grief
In the 51st episode of the podcast «Sundays of the World» with Nikos Panagiotou and Chris Fragonikolopoulos, and participants of the visiting program "Encountering the 'Fox News Model': Media Polarisation as a Serious Threat to Liberal Democracies," discuss "Tragedies in Greece and Turkey: Addressing the other's grief".
After the devastating earthquakes in Turkey and the rail collision in Greece, Greek and Turkish journalists and media experts analyze how media in both countries covered the events, and most importantly how they covered the grief of the other.
Prof. Erkan Saka, İstanbul Bilgi University, Sezin Öney, Journalist and Political Scientist, Columnist at Politik Yol, and Sofia Papadopoulou, Editor in chief, ANA-MPA shared their views and perspectives on how media have reported the latest developments in both countries.
00:40 How Greek and Turkish Media covered the tragedies in both countries
09:50 Social Media and Citizen Journalism
12:15 Prioratizing the political issues
17:40 The credibility of Media
20:50 Sensationalism from Media to bilateral relations
27:10 Media and other Players
The visiting program was an initiative of FNF Greece & Cyprus and FNF Turkey and was organized by International Academy for Leadership (IAF) of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation.