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Death of Gauri Lankesh brings focus on the risks of journalism

Death of Gauri Lankesh brings focus on the risks of journalism

  This OpEd was originally posted on Seattle Globalist. “Is journalism worth dying for?” That’s a loaded question without an easy answer. However, Freedom of Press becomes a highly contested issue depending upon where one lives. A gutsy and outspoken Indian editor, Gauri Lankesh, was shot […]

You need to bargain in Istanbul to prevent overpay

You need to bargain in Istanbul to prevent overpay

<style type=”text/css”> .wpb_animate_when_almost_visible { opacity: 1; }</style> A thin line divides modernity and tradition at Istiklal Avenue, the most famous street in Istanbul, Turkey. Roughly speaking, more than 3 million people visit the 1.4 kilometers (less than one mile) street in a single day during weekends. […]